Joan Viola Sonnie

1934–1989 (Age 54)
High River, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The Life of Joan Viola

When Joan Viola Sonnie was born on 21 December 1934, in High River, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, her father, Gustva William "Slim" Sonnie, was 41 and her mother, Ruth Betts, was 30. She died on 10 October 1989, in Strathmore, Wheatland County, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 54, and was buried in Bassano Cemetery, Bassano, Athabasca County No. 12, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Gustva William "Slim" Sonnie
Ruth Betts
Gus William "Bud" Sonnie
Joan Viola Sonnie

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Age 48

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname for a handsome person, from Scots bonnie ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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