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Harvey Eugene Bonner
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1877
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1949
Galen
Deer Lodge County
Montana, USA

"Death - Harvey Eugene Bonner, 72, a miner in the Helena district for many years, died early this morning at Galen following an extended illness. The body is at the Opp-Conrad-Retz funeral home. Arrangements are pending." Independent Record, 6/21/1949

"Harvey E. Bonner, 72, Former Miner, Victim of Illness. Harvey Eugene Bonner, 72, of 561 Highland and a miner of the Helena district for many years, died early this morning at Galen following an illness of almost a year. Mr. Bonner was born April 24, 1877 at Omaha, Neb. He moved with his family to Leadville, Colo., and later to Idaho. In 1887, Mr. Bonner came to Butte with his parents. As a young man he worked in the mines at Lump gulch and resided at Clancy. He married Maggie Geier in 1898 at Marysville. She died in 1907. Mr. Bonner was a brakeman with the Great Northern railroad during 1905-1912. He was employed by various mining companies in the Helena district until illness forced him to retire. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Harry Moore, 561 Highland; Mrs. Charles Spalding, 1219 1/2 Eighth; and Mrs. A.J. Bailey of Elliston; a granddaughter, Charleen Spalding; and a sister, Mrs. Hattie Tiernan of Golconda, Nev. The body is at the Opp-Conrad-Retz funeral home. Arrangements are pending." Independent Record, 6/21/49

"Funeral - Funeral services for Harvey Eugene Bonner, 72, mining man of the Helena vicinity for many years who died at Galen Tuesday, were conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon in the Opp-Conrad-Retz chapel. The Rev. Nels H. Norbeck of St. John's Lutheran church officiated. Burial was in Forestvale. Pallbearers were Al Bausch, A. G. Fitzpatrick, A. W. Berge, Leo Rhein, William R. Mann and Bert Veipany." Independent Record, 6/23/49

"Former Clancy Miner Dies Last Week. Harvey Eugene Bonner, 72, of 561 Highland, Helena, and a miner of the Helena district for many years died early Tuesday morning at Galen following an illness of almost a year. Mr. Bonner was born April 24, 1877 at Omaha, Neb. He moved with his family to Leadville, Colo., and later to Idaho. In 1887, Mr. Bonner came to Butte with his parents. As a young man he worked in the mines in Lump Gulch and resided at Clancy, where he was well known. He married Maggie Geier (King) in 1898 at Marysville. She died in 1907. Mr. Bonner was a brakeman with the Great Northern railroad during 1905-1912. He was employed by various mining companies in the Helena district until illness forced him to retire. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Harry Moore, 561 Highland; Mrs. Charles Spalding, 1219 1/2 8th Helena; and Mrs. A. J. Bailey of Elliston; a granddaughter, Charleen Spalding; and a sister, Mrs. Hattie Tiernan of Golconda, Nev. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock in the Opp-Conrad-Retz chapel. The Rev. Nels H. Norbeck of St. John's Lutheran church officiated. Burial was in Forestvale." Boulder Monitor, 7/2/49
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Hicks Bonner (1847 - 1929)
  Elizabeth Kehler Bailey (1847 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret King-Geier Bonner (1876 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Fredericka W Bonner Moore (1898 - 1961)*
  Ada H Bailey (1899 - 1983)*
  Minnie Elizabeth Bonner Spalding (1906 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Henry Bonner (1873 - 1925)*
  Harvey Eugene Bonner (1877 - 1949)
  Hattie Bonner Tiernan (1880 - 1956)*
  George Ellis Bailey (1888 - 1965)**
  Mary Ann Bailey Wilson (1889 - 1974)**
  William Henry Bailey (1892 - 1931)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forestvale Cemetery
Helena
Lewis and Clark County
Montana, USA
Plot: Glenwood Section, Sgr 63, B13
 
Maintained by: Charleen Spalding
Originally Created by: Bill Bonner
Record added: Dec 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62728187
Harvey Eugene Bonner
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Harvey Eugene Bonner
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Harvey Eugene Bonner
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