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 Anna <I>Mires</I> Bonham

Anna Mires Bonham

Birth
Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
Death 17 May 1925 (aged 69)
Cheney, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Cheney, Spokane County, Washington, USA
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Spokane Daily Chronicle

Old Pioneer Taken By Death
Mrs. Anna Bonham Came Here 40 Years Ago-Died Here Yesterday , May 17, 1925.

Mrs. Anna Bonham, 65, a real pioneer resident of Spokane and the Inland Empire, died yesterday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Hal J. Cole, W716 Third avenue. Mrs. Bonham had resided in the Inland Empire 40 years. For two years she taught school on the Colville reservation at Tonasket. In 1900 she was an enumerator in the taking of the United State census.

She crossed the plains in a covered wagon with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mires, in 1853. In 1895, with her husband Calvin R. Bonham, she moved to Tyler, Washington, where Calvin Bonham died on July 2, 1911.

Besides her sister, Mrs. Bonham is survived by three brothers, Benton Mires of Drain, Oregon, Austin Mires of Ellensburg, Washington and John S. Mires of Daisy, Washington, a sister, Mrs. Hannibal J. Cole of Spokane, Washington and one son, Miles K. Bonham, of Tyler, Washington.


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  • Maintained by: Smilydino
  • Originally Created by: Scotty
  • Added: 13 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14924734
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Mires Bonham (11 Jul 1855–17 May 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14924734, citing Lance Hill Cemetery, Cheney, Spokane County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Smilydino (contributor 47098476) .