Bonnie B Benedict

27 February 1898–October 1995 (Age 97)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Bonnie B

When Bonnie B Benedict was born on 27 February 1898, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Robert James Benedict, was 37 and her mother, Nellie Eberly, was 26. She married Harold Theodore Buck on 29 May 1918. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Woodbury Township, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died in October 1995, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Harold Theodore Buck
Bonnie B Benedict
Marriage: 29 May 1918
Maxine Claire Buck

Spouse and Children

    Harold Theodore Buck



29 May 1918
Dakota City, Dakota, Nebraska, United States


    Maxine Claire Buck


Parents and Siblings

    Robert James Benedict


    Nellie Eberly




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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 15

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 28

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). This owed its popularity in the Middle Ages chiefly to St. Benedict of Norcia ( c.480–550 ), who founded the Benedictine order of monks at Monte Cassino and wrote a monastic rule that formed a model for all subsequent rules. No doubt the meaning of the Latin word also contributed to its popularity as a personal name, especially in Romance countries.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bonnie Benidict in household of Robert Benidict, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bonnie B Benedict in household of Robert J Benedict, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bonnie Buck in household of Harold Buck, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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