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  • Jean Martin Simon Bonnett (1733 - 1803)
    Born Johan Martin Simon Bonnett, Americanized his name to John. He owned and operated the Jean Bonnett Tavern, built in 1762, after he purchased the property in 1779. It is still in operation today (Ap...
  • Neil Bonnett (1946 - 1994)
    Auto Race Car Driver. He earned 18 Winston Cup Series victories during his 18-year career. Among his 18 wins were back-to-back victories in NASCAR's longest (miles) race -- the Coca-Cola 600 (1982 and ...
  • Margaret Polly Bonnett (1788 - 1835)
    Margaret Polly Linger BonnettChildren: Mary Bonnett Marsh 1806–1894Margaret Bonnett Marsh 1811–1884 Nicholas Linger Bonnett 1813–1881 William L Bonnett 1822–1903Elizabeth Bonnett, Sarah Bonnett, Sam...
  • Sarah Bonnett (1795 - 1876)
    Sarah Linger Bonett BIRTH 1795 West Virginia, USA DEATH 26 Mar 1876 (aged 80–81) USA BURIAL Mount Ararat Cemetery Udell, Appanoose County, Iowaof Phillip Bonett age 82 yrs Family links: Parents:*Nicho...
  • Fischer (Bonnett) (deceased)

About the Bonnett surname

Surname: Bonnett

Definition: An occupational surname from the Old French "bonet," used to describe a maker of bonnets. It can also be a nickname for a handsome person, from the northern dialect "bonnie" meaning "fine or beautiful", which is still a Scottish word, apparently a diminutive of the Old French "bon" meaning "good".

Alternate Spellings: Bonet, Bonnet, Bonnette, Bonnyson, Bonnin, Bunnett