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  • Carolyn Jeanette Bonner (1945 - 2011)
    Birth: Jan. 22, 1945 Monroe (Ouachita Parish) Ouachita Parish Louisiana, USA Death: Apr. 11, 2011 Euless Tarrant County Texas, USA EULESS, TEXAS -- Carolyn Jeanette Bonner, 66, went home to be with...
  • Margaret Whiting (c.1566 - 1602)
  • Sarah Worseley / Bryan / Isler (c.1717 - 1786)
    Jones Co. Abstracts of the WILLS Vol. A [1778-1807] p. 57----Isler, Sarah. Jan. 4, 1785---March term, 1786. To son William Bryan, a feather bed and furniture, to son Nathan Bryan, the land in New B...
  • Sheriff Thomas Bonner (1690 - 1765)
    Will of Thomas Bonner, Sheriff (The NC H&G Register) Will of Thomas Bonner, Sr., North Carolina Wills 1690-1765 Will probate: June Term 176? Page 285A -- Wife Abigail Bonner, lend during widowhoo...

About the Bonner surname

The Bonner surname can be derived from a town in Scotland; or it can mean a chain of hills; hills for tillage; or, the hill of slaughter.The Cornish British, Bonar, means the house of slaughter. Origins can also be Irish or Polish, but ultimately are pre 8th century Old French. As such it is derived from the phrase de bonne aire, meaning of handsome or of good bearing. It was adopted into Middle English as bonere or bonour, and used as a nickname for someone having those qualities, or humorously, someone the opposite.

Variations: Bonar, Boner, Bonners, Bonnar, Bonare,Bonnaire (meaning "good manners"), Boneur (meaning "good hour"), Bona, Booner, Bonney, Bonher