Amelia Maud Bones

Female22 April 1908–27 February 1986

Brief Life History of Amelia Maud

When Amelia Maud Bones was born on 22 April 1908, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Walter Sidney Bones, was 29 and her mother, Amelia Maud Hoffman, was 26. She married Gordon Charles Nicholls on 30 June 1928, in Balmain, New South Wales, Australia. She died on 27 February 1986, in her hometown, at the age of 77, and was buried in Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia.

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Gordon Charles Nicholls
Amelia Maud Bones
Marriage: 30 June 1928

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  • Marriage
    30 June 1928Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.


    Age 6

    August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.


    Age 31

    Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bunce 1.

    Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Cnáimhsighe, by association with cnámh ‘bone’. Compare Bonar 2.

    Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Bones in the province of Trøndelag. The first element is derived from the river name Bua, from Old Norse búa ‘live’, perhaps meaning ‘river that runs through a settled valley’. The second element is nes ‘promontory, headland’. Compare Boness and Bonnes .

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

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