Dixon H. L. Bonner

Dixon H. L. Bonner

Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, USA
Death 8 Mar 1919 (aged 76)
Omen, Smith County, Texas, USA
Burial Omen, Smith County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 6085662 · View Source
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Drummer in 14th TX Inf.on tombstone.Sources:
Death Certificate
Elkins Cemetery Surveys

The DOD is from the Death Certificate although the marker shows a different date.

D. H. L. lived in Omen, Texas, and was a popular postmaster. He served in the Confederate army, Company E, 14th Texas Infantry, commanded by Col. Ed Clark.

He was also Justice of the Peace in Omen for 2 years, a office his father, Benjamin Beckham Bonner, held for 14 successive years.

Brother of Joseph B Bonner.

From the Handbook of Texas Online, Omen, Texas:
In April 1879 Dixon H. L. Bonner petitioned the United States Post Office Department to renew the local branch. Upon approval, Bonner became the postmaster and called the post office Old Canton.

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  • Created by: S. Noe
  • Added: 12 Jan 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6085662
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dixon H. L. Bonner (8 Apr 1842–8 Mar 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6085662, citing Elkins Cemetery, Omen, Smith County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by S. Noe (contributor 46493138) .