Charles G Bonham

Male16 April 1866–14 April 1926

Brief Life History of Charles G

When Charles G Bonham was born on 16 April 1866, in Elk, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John L. Bonham, was 44 and his mother, Delilah Ann Brown, was 42. He married Margaret Gillis on 26 February 1890, in Lowell, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 April 1926, in Gary, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Charles G Bonham
Margaret Gillis
Marriage: 26 February 1890
Norman Grant Bonham
Gertrude May Bonham
Annie Delilah Bonham
Harriet Laura Bonham

Sources (30)

  • Charles Thompson in household of Tolbot Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Bonham - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: birth-name: Charles G. Bonham
  • Charles Bonham, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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  • Marriage
    26 February 1890Lowell, Penobscot, Maine, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 11

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 16

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin):

    nickname from Old French bon homme ‘good man’ (from Latin bonus homo), or from a Middle English personal name of the same etymology.

    possibly also a habitational name from Bonham in Stourton (Wiltshire), which is likely manorial in origin, taking its name from that of an early owner with the same name as in 1 above.

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

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