|. John Bonds, 1878 - 1957, s/o Fielden Bonds
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
571 John Bonds,7 57 (Fielden,6,Joseph,5,Stephen,4)
. b 17 Jan 1878 Raleigh Co, WVa (b 17 Jan 1874 acc to WW I draft reg card, but 1878 acc to census records); d 3 Mar 1957 Coving-
. ton, Alleghany Co, Va, "age 79 yrs, 1 mo, 14 days, s/o Field Bonds and Ceil Pettry". Also recorded in Greenbrier Co, WVa.
. He was b 17 Jan 1877 Sundial, WVa acc to his 3rd marr rec.
. m(1) Lessie Clay, b ca 1884-86 WVa. She was poss Lessie Bonds, age 37, b Raleigh Co, m 26 Jun 1922 Greenbrier Co to George
. E. Durham, age 41, b Kanawha Co. This was Lessie Durham, d 22 Dec 1928 Beckley in childbirth, age 43, informant G. G.
. Durham. Her father was Wm Clay in her death rec, see image below.
. John Bond, age 23, b Raleigh Co, m 9 Jan 1901 Raleigh Co to Dolly Elizabeth Brunty, age 17,, b Raleigh Co. Information for
. marr rec given by John Bond and Andrew Brunty.
. m(2) 26 Aug 1924 Raleigh Co to Mary Clay, b ca 1881-84 Raleigh Co. She was prob Mary Bonds, d 6 Nov 1940 Edwight, Raleigh
. Co, age 63 yrs, 10 mos, 19 days, b 16 Dec 1876 WVa, d/o Green Pettry and Emiline E. Clay and wife of John Bonds of Ed-
. She was prob Mary Caroline Clay, age 19, b Raleigh Co, m 22 Mar 1899 Raleigh Co to George Stewart Clay, age 22, b
. Raleigh Co.
. m(3) 4 Apr 1941 Raleigh Co to Rosa Bell Neal Lawson (Rosie), b 24 Jul 1886 Ansted, Fayette Co, WVa, d 10 Jan 1959 Pocahon-
. tas Co, WVa, bur Hillcrest Cem, White Sulphur Springs, d/o John and Alice Neal. She was Rosie Bell Cart Bonds in the d rec.
. 1910 Raleigh Co, WVa census, Pine Grove Dist, ED 172, sheet 1B, #15/15, John Bond,31 WVa, farmer, Lissie,24 WVa (marr 9
. yrs, 2 ch, 1 living), India,8 WVa.
. 1918, 12 Sep: Beckley, Raleigh Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: John Bonds, b 17 Jan 1874, age 44; of Metalton, Raleigh
. Co; occup: mule driver for Metalton Coal Co; nearest relative: Lessie Bonds; described as medium height and build, blue
. eyes, dark hair. See image below.
. 1920 Raleigh Co census, Eccles Pct, Trap Hill Dist, ED 170, sheet 4A, #63/63, John Bonds,43 WVa, blacksmith, coal mining,
. Lessie,36 WVa, Kansas,11 WVa, Dydra,6 WVa, Pauline,4 WVa.
. 1930 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, ED 41-4, sheet 14A, #111/111, John Bonds,52 WVa (marr age 22), laborer, coal mines,
. Mary,49 WVa (marr age 18), Alberta Clay,15 WVa (dau, single).
. 1940 Raleigh Co census, Marsh Fork Dist, Edwight, ED 41-4, sheet 5B, #79, John Bonds,63 WVa, machine, coal mines, Mary,63
. 1. India Evaline Bonds, b 4 Nov 1901 Raleigh Co, d Feb 1978 (SSDI 234-58-9229 WVa), m(1) 6 Apr 1918 Raleigh Co to Ben-
. jamin Barnabi (Patsy), b ca 1894-95 Italy, dec by 1940. He was Papzi (?Bunni) in the marr rec.
. India m(2) 19 Oct 1961 Raleigh Co to Thomas Kyle Shelton, b 3 Sep 1894 Grant, Va, s/o Nathan and Ettie Shelton.
. India m(3) 18 Oct 1962 Raleigh Co to Lacy Aliff, b 1 Jun 1893 Sandlick, WVa, s/o Cal and Amanda Aliff.
. 1920 Raleigh Co census, Town Dist, Glen White Pct, ED 169, sheet 28B, #483/485, Benjamin Barnobi,26 Italy, miner, coal
. mines, India,19 WVa, Kansas Bonds,10 WVa (sister-in-law).
. 1930 Fayette Co census, Kanawha Dist, Westerly, ED 10-25, sheet 26A, #461/462, Patsy Barnobi,37 Italy (marr age 24),
. miner, coal mine, India,29 WVa (marr age 16), Mary,7 WVa, Helen,6 WVa, Frank,4 5/12 WVa, Thomas,2 4/12 WVa,
. Mussolini,3/12 WVa, Sidney Barnes,17 WVa (bro-in-law, single), Pauline Bares,16 WVa (sis-in-law, single).
. 1940 Raleigh Co census, Town Dist, ED 41-39, sheet 29A, #502, Andia Barnobi,39 WVa (wid), Mary,18 WVa, Helen,17 WVa,
. Frank,14 WVa, Donald,12 WVa, Mussline,10 WVa, Leo,9 WVa, Robert,6 WVa, Norma ?J.,5 WVa, Charles E.,3 WVa,
. Pauline Box,23 WVa (sister).
. a. Mary Elizabeth Barnabi, b 18 Jul 1922 Crab Orchard, WVa, m 27 Oct 1941 Raleigh Co to Joseph Mathew Meadows, b
. 22 Jan 1894 Raleigh Co, s/o Mathew and Tavie Meadows.
. b. Helen Barnabi, b ca 1923-24 WVa.
. c. Frank Barnabi, b 16 Oct 1925 Paint Creek, WVa, m 1 Sep 1949 Raleigh Co to Freda Berg, b 23 Mar 1927 Sprague, WVa,
. d/o Charles and Sarah Jane Berg.
. d. Thomas Barnabi (Tom), b 20 Nov 1927 Milburn, WVa, m 31 Dec 1948 Raleigh Co to Betty Jo Estep, b 28 May 1930
. Raleigh Co, d/o Emery and Helen Estep.
. e. Mussolini Barnabi, b ca 1930 WVa.
. f. Leo Barnabi, b 21 Jan 1931 Paint Creek, WVa, m 26 Aug 1951 Raleigh Co to Rosa Alice Albert, b 29 Jun 1935 Flat Top,
. d/o Essie May and Ruby Albert.
. g. Robert Lewis Barnabi, b 10 Feb 1934 Raleigh Co, m 7 Feb 1953 Raleigh Co to Nellie Jean Pack, b 2 Mar 1935 Glen Dan-
. iel, WVa, d/o Arthur and Priscilla Pack.
. h. Norma ?J. Barnabi, b ca 1935 WVa.
. i. Charles Edward Barnabi, b 5 May 1937 WVa, d 24 Oct 1995 Los Angeles Co, Cal, bur Desert Lawn Memorial Park,
. Palmdale, Los Angeles Co, Cal. On same tombstone: "LDS" and "Johnny B., 1982 - 2000." He was Johnny Blake Bar-
. nabi, b 6 Oct 1982 Cal, d 6 Jun 2000 Los Angeles Co.
. 2. Kansas Ceclia Bonds, b 7 May 1910 Raleigh Co, d 7 Mar 2001, bur Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, Raleigh Co,
. m(1) 14 Jul 1924 Raleigh Co to James Roscoe Westmoreland, b ca 1900-01 Ashe Co, NC, s/o Alexander M. Westmoreland
. (Alex) and Lucy M. ____. Kansas m(2) ____ Bradford. Kansas m(3) 27 Oct 1960 Raleigh Co to Felix Nicosia, b 19 Jan 1896
. Italy, s/o Patsy and Rosie Farmer. Kansas m(4) 22 Jul 1970 Giles Co, Va to Charles William Biggs, b 13 Oct 1895 WVa, s/o
. William Jasper Biggs and Sallie Jackson.
. 1920 Raleigh Co census, Town Dist, Glen White Pct, ED 169, sheet 28B, #483/485, Kansas Bonds,10 WVa (sister-in-law),
. living with Benjamin and India Barnobi.
. 1930 Raleigh Co census, Town Dist, Pemberton, ED 41-25, sheet 24A, #459/460, James ?T. Westmoreland,30 NC (marr age
. 24), laborer, coal mine, Kansas,20 WVa (marr age 14), Homer,5 WVa, Alexandria M.,76 Va (father, marr age 19). Lucy M.,
. 59 NC (mother, marr age 24).
. 1940 Raleigh Co census, Traphill Dist, Lester, ED 41-43, sheet 10A, #179, James Westmoreland,39 NC, load coal, coal mine,
. Kanos,29 WVa, Homer,18 WVa, Alex,77 Va (father), Lucy,70 NC (mother).
. a. Homer Westmoreland, b ca 1922-25 WVa.
. 3. Dydra Bonds, b ca 1914 WVa.
. 4. Pauline Belle Bonds (Polly), b 16 Jul 1916 Surveyor, WVa, d 8 May 1944 Charleston, Kanawha Co, "d/o John Bonds and
. Lessie Clay", m 27 Feb 1943 Raleigh Co to Prince "Harrison" Dickens, b 23 Feb 1905 Raleigh Co, s/o "Van and Samantha
. Dickens". This was Prince Haven Dickens, b 23 Feb 1905 Raleigh Co, d Sep 1985 Raleigh Co, bur Miller Cem, Cock Creek,
. Raleigh Co, s/o Loranzo S. Dickens (Rand) (#023113) and Clara Workman (Clarry).
. Prince had m(1) 16 Oct 1926 Raleigh Co to Thelma Childers, b ca 1909-11 Lawrence Co, Ky. Prince m(3) 7 Sep 1944 Raleigh
. Co to Ruby Phyllis Gibson, b 6 Jun 1914 Burnwell, WVa, d/o Van and Unie Gibson. Prince m(4) Merl Pig Nelson, b 8 Apr
. 1914 Pike Co, Ky, d 21 Jun 1972, bur Miller Cem, d/o Mart Pig and Susie Pig.
. Ref: www.findagrave.com, info by Maggie; Jack and Ruth Gravance.