Harriett <I>Lewis</I> Boneham

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Harriett Lewis Boneham

  • Birth 4 Jul 1855
  • Death 25 Nov 1941
  • Burial Oreana, Macon County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 44380708

Decatur Daily Review 11/26/1941

Funeral services for Mrs. Harriet Boneham, 86 of Oreana will be conducted at 2 pm tomorrow in the Oreana Baptist church. Burial will be in Garver cemetery. Friends may call at the Heinle funeral home in Argenta.
Mrs.Boneham died at 2 pm yesterday in St. Mary's hospital after an illness of five years.
She was born in Worickshire,England on July 4, 1855 as Harriet Belle Lewis and came to the United States when she was nine years old. Most of her life was spent in Oreana.
A member of the Oreana Baptist church, she married John E.Bonham on Dec, 29, 1876.
Mr. Bonham and two sons, J. W.and Frank Boneham, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Boneham leaves four children,Mrs Charles Shastid and S.Charles Boneham of Oreana, Mrs. Harry Westerman of Argenta and Mrs. N. O. Hilbrant of Mattoon, 12 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Obituary furnished by Janet Donner


Name: Harriet Belle Boneham
[Harriet Belle Lewis]
Birth Date: 4 Jul 1855
Birth Place: Worickshire, England
Death Date: 25 Nov 1941
Death Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois
Burial Date: 27 Nov 1941
Burial Place: Whitmore, Macon, Illinois
Cemetery Name: Garner
Death Age: 86
Occupation: House wife
Race: White
Marital Status: W
Gender: Female
Residence: Oresna
Father Name: William Lewis
FHL Film Number: 1851216


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  • Created by: kpet
  • Added: 15 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44380708
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriett Lewis Boneham (4 Jul 1855–25 Nov 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44380708, citing Garver Cemetery, Oreana, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by kpet (contributor 47128976) .