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Migration of the Bonar family to Ireland
Some of the Bonar family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bonar Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Mr. Patrick Bonar, aged who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Venilia" departing 28th May 1847 from Limerick, Ireland; the ship arrived on 11th July 1847 but he died on board 
Mr. Timothy Bonar, aged 65 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Bee" departing 17th April 1847 from Cork, Ireland; the ship arrived on 12th June 1847 but he died on board 
Grace Bonar, who arrived in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1850 
Eliza and Francis Bonar, who landed in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1860 and 1861 
John Bonar (1886-1963), Yugoslavia-born, American Academy Award nominated set decorator in the 1940s, best known for his work on The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Haley Bonar (b. 1983), Canadian-born, American alternative country singer-songwriter
Reyman Edward "Bud" Bonar (1906-1970), American football player and coach
John Bonar the Younger (1747-1807), Scottish solicitor of excise, eldest son of John Bonar the Elder
John Bonar the Elder (1722-1761), Scottish divine, born at Clackmannan on 4 Nov. 1722, son of John Bonar, tutor at Kennet
James Bonar (1767-1821), Scottish solicitor of excise, eighth son of John Bonar, minister of Cockpen and afterwards at Perth
Archibald Bonar (1753-1816), Scottish divine, born at Cockpen on 23 Feb. 1753, fifth son of John Bonar, minister first at Cockpen and then at Perth
Thomson Bonar (d. 1814), Scottish wine-merchant who married the daughter of the engraver Andrew Bell, co-founder of the Encyclopædia Britannica; Bonar helped with the publication and held copyrights for portions of the work
Paul Bonar (b. 1976), Scottish former professional footballer
James Alexander Bonar (1840-1901), Scottish-born, New Zealand merchant, shipping agent, company director and politician, the first Mayor of Hokitika
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 65)
^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0