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Felix Julian Bonifay

Male 1838 - 1884  (46 years)


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  • Name Felix Julian Bonifay 
    Born 28 Jan 1838  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 1 Nov 1862  [1
    Enlisted in Company B, Florida 3rd Cavalry Battalion on 1 Nov 1862. Mustered out on 24 Sep 1863. Transferred to Company B, Confederate States 15th Cavalry Regiment on 24 Sep 1863. Promoted to Full Corporal on 1 Jan 1864. Mustered out on 4 May 1865 at Citronelle, AL.  
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate
    Had the South in her border
    A hero to spare,
    Or a heart at her altar,
    Lo! its life's blood was there!
    And the black battle-grime
    Might never disguise
    The smile of the South
    On the lips and the eyes
    Of her barefooted boys!
    Died 3 Oct 1884  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Michael's Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Felix Julian Bonifay
    Findagrave memorial for Felix Julian Bonifay
    Maintained by: Find A Grave
    Originally Created by: Linda D.
    Record added: Jul 09, 2012
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    Find A Grave Memorial# 93350143
    Person ID I15357  Dickinson
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2015 

    Father Felix Manuel Bonifay,   b. 31 Mar 1806, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1881, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Maria Palmes,   b. 1801, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1858, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel M Williams,   b. 4 Jun 1842, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1919, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1866  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F4761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S336278] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, Historical Data Systems, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009).
      See also, David W. Hartman, Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soliders 1861-1865 6 vols. (Wilmington: Broadfoot Publishing Company. 1995).

    2. [S336416] Transcribed Marriage Records of Escambia County, Florida from 1821 to 1900, (Pensacola, Florida: West Florida Genealogical Society, 2011).
      Escambia Marriage Book E, p. 72.