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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Michel Bonifay

Male Abt 1822 - 1894  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Michel Bonifay 
    Born Abt 1822  Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Michael; Mitchell 
    Military 9 Apr 1862  Blakeley, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Enlisted. Quartermaster, Co. C, 15th Alabama Cavalry. 
    Muster Roll of Co. C, 15th Alabama Cavalry
    Muster Roll of Co. C, 15th Alabama Cavalry
    Muster rolls of Alabama Civil War Units, SG025006-25100 (Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives & History).
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate

    We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil,
    Fighting for our Liberty with treasure, blood and toil;
    And when our rights were threaten'd, the cry rose near and far,
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag, that bears a Single Star!


    The Bonnie Blue Flag
    Harry Macarthy
    Residence 1880  Grand Bay, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 17 Sep 1894  Theodore, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I15371  Dickinson
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2015 

    Father Joseph Bonifay,   b. ca. 1788,   d. 9 Feb 1840, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Maria Delores Gonzalez,   b. ca. 1794, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1864, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann McConnell,   b. ca. 1832, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 8 Jan 1851  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Prudence Virginia Bonifay,   b. ca. 1852, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Francis Augustus Bonifay,   b. Aug 1854, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F4768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret M McConnell,   b. 28 Feb 1846, Blakeley, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1941, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married Nov 1884  Grand Bay, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Emily Bonifay,   b. 12 Sep 1887, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1957, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F3556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jan 1851 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlisted. Quartermaster, Co. C, 15th Alabama Cavalry. - 9 Apr 1862 - Blakeley, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Grand Bay, Mobile, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Nov 1884 - Grand Bay, Mobile, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1894 - Theodore, Mobile, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336417] Alabama Confederate Pension Applications 1880-1940, (Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives and History), Application of Margaret M Bonifay, 22 Jan 1909, ff.
      Ancestry.com. Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      Given as 9 Apr 1861.

    2. [S153] Alabama Civil War Muster Rolls, 1861-1865 [database on-line]., Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010).
      Original data: Muster rolls of Alabama Civil War Units. SG025006-25100. Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives & History.

    3. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: Grand Bay, Mobile, Alabama; Roll: 25; Family History Film: 1254025; Page: 144B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 0010.
      Name Michel Bonifay
      Age 58
      Birth Year abt 1822
      Birthplace Florida
      Home in 1880 Grand Bay, Mobile, Alabama
      Race White
      Gender Male
      Relation to Head of House Self
      Marital Status Married
      Spouse's Name Mary Bonifay
      Father's Birthplace France
      Mother's Birthplace Spain
      Occupation School Teacher

      Michel Bonifay 58
      Mary Bonifay 48
      Virginia Bonifay 26
      F. A. Bonifay 24
      Miltilda Bonifay 20
      Molly Bonifay 9
      Michel Bonifay 6
      Carrie Videl 10
      George Bonifay 55

    4. [S336417] Alabama Confederate Pension Applications 1880-1940, (Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives and History), Application of Margaret M Bonifay, 22 Jan 1909, ff.
      Ancestry.com. Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

    5. [S111] Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties), Jordan Dodd, comp., (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999).