Bonser, Thomas Calvin

Name: Bonser, Thomas Calvin
Burial Date: 1903, 01/28
Age at Death: 56
Plot Location: 042 I
Notes: husband of Lenora(McGlaughlin)

War:  Civil War        A 116, 55th IL Inf.

Obituary Sterling Bulletin, Jan. 31, 1903

T.C. Bonser

Thomas Calvin Bonser was born in Ross County, Ohio, November 3, 1846, and died at the home of his son-in-law, Willis H. Sankey, about 10 miles south of Sterling, January 26, 1903, aged 56 years, 1 months and 23 days.  He was among the old settlers of Kansas, coming from Illinois to Kansas in 1873.  He was well known in this community. Funeral was held at the home of Mr. Sankey Wednesday, January 28th, conducted by Rev. W .L. Hinshaw. The funeral was held at the home of Mr. Sankey Wednesday, January 28th, conducted by Rev. W. L. Hinshaw. The funeral was largely attended by relatives and friends. The G.A.R. marched thru town in honor of their comrade. The remains were laid to rest in Cottonwood cemetery.

Name: Thomas Bonser
Rank: Private
Company: A
Unit: 116th Illinois Infantry
Height: 5′ 9
Eyes: GRAY
Complexion: FLORID
Occupation: Farmer
Birth Date: Abt 1846
Birth Place: Ross CO, OH
War: Civil War
War Years: 1861-1865
Service Entry Age: 18
Service Entry Date: 26 Jan 1864
Service Entry Place: Springfield, IL
Joined By Whom: CPT KEYS
Period: 3 YRS
Muster In Date: 26 Jan 1864
Muster In Place: Springfield, IL
Remarks: TRANS TO CO H 55 ILL INF MAY 30, 1865
Residence Place: Cerro Gordo, Piatt CO, IL
Record Source: Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls


Birth: unknown
Death: Jan., 1903

Age 56Family links:
William Bonser (____ – 1890)Spouse:
Lenora McGlaughlin Bonser (____ – 1915)
Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 042 I
Created by: Lawcas
Record added: Feb 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105216964