Mary Lyda <I>Bonnell</I> Bonnell

Mary Lyda Bonnell Bonnell

Birth
Seneca County, New York, USA
Death 13 Apr 1934 (aged 74)
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Burial Leslie, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Plot sec 3, row 7, lot D7
Memorial ID 89544303 · View Source
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Mary Bonnell was born in 1860 and moved from New York to Michigan (unknown date). She worked as a post office clerk circa 1880. A few years later she married a cousin, George Bonnell, who was an early Michigan photographer. They raised four children, H Roy, Iva (Stephens), Leslie, and Crawford. They lost their youngest son Crawford in World War I, when he died from battle wounds shortly after the Armistice in 1918.

George and Mary and their children lived in the village of Leslie, in Grayling, and, since 1906, in Lansing. Mary kept an interesting diary, a portion of which (from 1928 to 1933) has survived.

She died in Lansing's Sparrow Hospital, survived by three of four children and four grandchildren.


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  • Maintained by: WendyRose
  • Originally Created by: Sharlette
  • Added: 4 May 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 89544303
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Lyda Bonnell Bonnell (12 Mar 1860–13 Apr 1934), Find a Grave Memorial no. 89544303, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Leslie, Ingham County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by WendyRose (contributor 48829749) .