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Eugene C Bonifay

Male 1840 - 1910  (70 years)


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  • Name Eugene C Bonifay 
    Born 3 May 1840  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 11 Jun 1861  Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Enlisted in Company K, Florida 1st Infantry Regiment on 11 Jun 1861. Mustered out on 1 Feb 1862. Transferred to Company A, Florida 1st Infantry Regiment on 1 Feb 1862.  
    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 24 Oct 1910  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Eugene C Bonifay
    Findagrave memorial for Eugene C Bonifay
    Created by: Thomas
    Record added: Sep 30, 2007
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 21842934
    Person ID I15359  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 Mary Louise Cooper,   b. 1842, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1867  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F4762  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, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian-Civil and Spanish-American Wars (Live Oak: Democrate Book and Job Print, 1903) and 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), 18.
      Escambia Marriage Book E, p. 148.