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Samuel "Sam" Bowen Bonham
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1912
Red River County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1989
Hopkins County
Texas, USA

SAMUEL "SAM" BOWEN BONHAM was born on 13 April 1912 to William Edwin Bonham and Lelia Fitzhugh Bryarly-Bonham.

Sam was FIRST married to Zula Winifred West on 18 June 1933 in Oklahoma, and they had TWO children of record:

Lilia Claire Bonham (1936 - ?) and
Bonham (son) (circa 1940-?).

Sam's second marriage was on 9 July 1969 to Mary L. Spencer (1928-?), and there is no record of issue during this marriage.

Sam passed away on 27 April 1989 in Hopkins County, Texas, and he was laid to rest at New Hope Cemetery in Tazewell, Hopkins County, Texas.

NOTE: Texas Death Index 1964-1998 indicates that Sam's 1st wife, Zula Winifred West-Bonham passed away on 29 Mar 1993 in Hopkins County, Texas.

İMark Morrow


1. 9 Jan 1920 Clarksville, JP 1, Ward 2, Red River County, Texas Census, (ED: 145, Stamped 73B, Sheet 8B, Family #179, Line 82), Parent's Household, William E. & Lelia Bonham.

2. 16 April 1930 Clarksville City, 4th Ward, Red River Co, TX Census (ED 194-4, Sheet 1A, Stamped 22A, Family #16, Line 50), Mother's Household: Widow, Lelia B. Bonham.

3. Correspondence from Patsy Harvey-Bradley, received 20 December 2005.

4. 3 April 1940 Justice Precinct 1, Rusk County, Texas Census, (ED: 201-5, Stamped 31, Sheet 2A, Family #33, Line 25), Head of Household, Sam B Bonham.

5. Texas Death Index. 1964-1998:
Samuel Bowen Bonham.
Death: 27 April 1989.
Place: Hopkins County, Texas.

İMark Morrow
Family links: 
  William Edwin Bonham (1873 - 1927)
  Lelia Fitzhugh Bryarly Bonham (1875 - 1950)
  William Edwin Bonham (1896 - 1969)*
  Louis Fitzhugh Bonham (1901 - 1958)*
  Mildred Stanton Bonham Drake (1903 - 1994)*
  Rowland Thornton Bonham (1907 - 1978)*
  Samuel "Sam" Bowen Bonham (1912 - 1989)
  Mary Kate Bonham Hale (1914 - 1998)*
  Lelia Bryarly Bonham Clark (1915 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
New Hope Cemetery
Hopkins County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Mark Morrow
Originally Created by: Gena Forsyth
Record added: Aug 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15414597
Samuel Sam Bowen Bonham
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Samuel Sam Bowen Bonham
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Samuel Sam Bowen Bonham
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