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John Mitchell Bonifay

Male 1853 - 1924  (70 years)


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  • Name John Mitchell Bonifay 
    Born 19 Aug 1853  Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Santa Rosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1880  Santa Rosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1900  Indian Springs, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 22 May 1924  Santa Rosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Black Hammock Cemetery, Avalon Beach, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for John Mitchell Bonifay
    Findagrave memorial for John Mitchell Bonifay
    Created by: Patricia Holt
    Record added: Oct 04, 2007
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 21958592
    Person ID I15321  Dickinson
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2015 

    Father Joseph A Bonifay,   b. ca. 1820, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Sweeney,   b. ca. 1827, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Nov 1851  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F4751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Lorraine White,   b. 10 Feb 1854, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1954, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 10 Aug 1871  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. William Mitchell Bonifay,   b. 29 Sep 1872, Santa Rosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945, Escambia County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     2. Laura Virginia Bonifay,   b. 18 Mar 1874, Santa Rosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1944, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
     3. Joseph Oliver Bonifay,   b. 25 Dec 1875, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1958, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     4. John Edward Bonifay,   b. 14 Feb 1879, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1974, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Katherine Bonifay,   b. 2 Feb 1883, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1976, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     6. Mary Bonifay,   b. 24 May 1885, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1988, Milton, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years)  [Birth]
     7. Charles Bonifay,   b. 11 Feb 1887, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1985, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)  [Birth]
     8. Hattie Evelyn Bonifay,   b. 25 Mar 1889, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1919, Lisman, Choctaw, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)  [Birth]
     9. Frank Napoleon Bonifay,   b. 4 Feb 1893, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1989, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)  [Birth]
     10. Edna Bonifay,   b. 11 Jan 1895, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1988, Santa Rosa County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F4750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Santa Rosa County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Aug 1871 - Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Santa Rosa County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 May 1924 - Santa Rosa County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Black Hammock Cemetery, Avalon Beach, Santa Rosa, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Division 2, Santa Rosa, Florida; Roll: M653_109; Page: 729; Image: 199; Family History Library Film: 803109.
      Name: John M Bonifay
      Age: 8
      Birth Year: abt 1852
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Fla
      Home in 1860: Division 2, Santa Rosa, Florida
      Post Office: Milton
      Family Number: 268

      Joseph Bonifay 41
      Mary Bonifay 28
      Ellen Bonifay 11
      John M Bonifay 8
      Rosa Bonifay 6
      Anna Bonifay 3
      Frances N Bonifay 1
      Henryetta Pitts 20

    2. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: Precinct 1, Santa Rosa, Florida; Roll: 132; Family History Film: 1254132; Page: 170C; Enumeration District: 136; Image: 0033.
      Name John Bonifay
      Age 30
      Birth Year abt 1850
      Birthplace Florida
      Home in 1880 Precinct 1, Santa Rosa, Florida
      Race White
      Gender Male
      Relation to Head of House Self
      Marital Status Married
      Spouse's Name Mary Bonifay
      Father's Birthplace Florida
      Mother's Birthplace Florida
      Occupation Laborer

      John Bonifay 30
      Mary Bonifay 25
      William Bonifay 7
      Laura Bonifay 5
      Joseph Bonifay 3
      Jacob Bonifay 1

    3. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Indian Springs, Santa Rosa, Florida; Roll: 176; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0108; FHL microfilm: 1240176.
      Name: John Bonifay
      Age: 50
      Birth Date: Aug 1849
      Birthplace: Florida
      Home in 1900: Indian Springs, Santa Rosa, Florida
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Mary Bonifay
      Marriage Year: 1870
      Years Married: 30
      Father's Birthplace: Florida
      Mother's Birthplace: Florida

      John Bonifay 50
      Mary Bonifay 44
      Joseph Bonifay 22
      Jack Bonifay 21
      Lizzie Bonifay 18
      Katie Bonifay 17
      Mary Bonifay 15
      Charlie Bonifay 13
      Hattie Bonifay 11
      Frank Bonifay 7
      Edna Bonifay 5
      Elizabeth White 78*

      *Mother-in-law.

    4. [S015808] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Name: John Bonifay
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Death Date: 1924
      Death Place: Santa Rosa, Florida, United States

    5. [S336416] Transcribed Marriage Records of Escambia County, Florida from 1821 to 1900, (Pensacola, Florida: West Florida Genealogical Society, 2011), 19.