Smith County, Texas

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THOMAS REUBEN BONNER & CHARLES TAYLOR BONNER

By Andy Leath

Thomas Reuben Bonner born 1838 Holmes Co., MS, died 1891 Tyler, TX, married Cynthia Ann Madden born 1835 Claiborne Par., LA, died 1884 Tyler, TX, no children. Both buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX. Smith County Federal Census Images – 1880 - Image 094-19

Thomas Reuben Bonner married 2nd 1885 Smith Co., TX, Mary I. Davenport born 1866 TX died 1933 Tyler, TX, buried Oakwood Cemetery. Her parents: Joseph W. & Isabella (Dial) Davenport. He was a banker in Tyler, was a member of the Texas House of Representatives.

(Mary Davenport Bonner married 2nd 1893 Smith Co., TX, Charles Taylor Bonner born 1856 Rusk, TX, died 1918 Tyler, TX, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX. Smith County Federal Census Images – 1900 - Image 097-18a; 1910 - Image 066-04b; 1930 - Image 06-05a)

  • 1. Thomas Davenport Bonner born 1885 Tyler, TX, died 1924 Tyler, TX, married 1914 Tyler, TX, Azalie Durst born 1884 died 1929, no children, both buried Oakwood Cemetery. He was president of Tyler Cotton Oil Co. Her parents: John & Nannie (Sleet) Durst. Smith County Federal Census Images - 1920 - Image - 081-01b
  • 2. Herndon P. Bonner born 1887 TX, lived Fort Worth, TX.

SOURCES:

Smith County Probate Records, Case 1064 Thomas R. Bonner, decd.

Cemetery Records of Smith County, Texas, Vol. 1 (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1981)

Marriage Records of Smith County, Texas 1846-1899 (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1979)

Marriage Records of Smith County, Texas, 1900-1926 (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1999)

Obituary in Tyler newspapers, microfilm, Tyler Public Library,

  • Thos. D. Bonner Aug. 29, 1924;
  • Mrs. Charles T. Bonner May 29, 1933.

Smith County, Texas, Deed Records 175:344, 221:458.

 

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