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The name Bone reached England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Bone family lived in Sussex. Their name, however, does not refer to that area, but to their former place of residence, the town of Bohun, in the French maritime department of La Manche, in western Normandy.

Bone Early Origins



The surname Bone was first found in Sussex, where they had been granted lands by King William after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bone Spelling Variations


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Bone Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Bone include Bohon, Bohun, Bone, Boon, Boone, Bohan, Bound and many more.

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Bone Early History


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Bone Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bone research. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1220, 1st , 1215, 1275, 1st , 1298, 1342, 1373, 1368, 1394, 1587, 1660, 1645, 1699 and 1698 are included under the topic Early Bone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bone Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bone Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Humphrey VII de Bohun (d. 1298), 3rd Earl of Hereford and 2nd Earl of Essex, who, along with Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk, led the barons in opposition to King Edward I; Humphrey de Bohun (1342-1373), 7th (and last) Earl of Hereford, 6th...

Another 81 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bone In Ireland


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Bone In Ireland



Some of the Bone family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first Bones to arrive on North American shores:

Bone Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Bone, who arrived in Virginia in 1642
  • William Bone settled in Virginia in 1643
  • Ann Bone, who settled in Virginia in 1663
  • Jane Bone, who arrived in Virginia in 1664
  • Thomas Bone, who landed in Maryland in 1665

Bone Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Bone, who arrived in Virginia in 1702
  • Adam Bone, aged 27, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • Stephen Bone, who arrived in New England in 1736
  • Hendrick Bone, aged 30, landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • John Bone settled in Maryland in 1747
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A Bone, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Robert Bone, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Shadrach Bone, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1858
  • Quentin Bone, aged 26, landed in America in 1867

Bone Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Bone, who landed in Esquimah, British Columbia in 1862

Bone Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Bone, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Almorah" on April 1817, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Almorah voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1817 with 180 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/almorah/1817
  • Samuel Joseph Bone arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839PrinceRegent.htm
  • Henry Bone arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Orleana" in 1840 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Orleana.htm
  • George Bone arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • Sophia Bone arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John" in 1840 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bone Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Richard Bone, aged 25, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874
  • Agnes Bone, aged 24, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874
  • Peter Bone, aged 26, a joiner, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cartvale" in 1874
  • Charles Bone arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lastingham" in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bone (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bone (post 1700)



  • Rear Admiral Craig E Bone, American naval officer, Director of Inspection & Compliance, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Scott Cordelle Bone (1921-1925), American politician, Governor of Alaska (1921-1925)
  • Henry Bone (1755-1834), English enamel painter
  • James Bone (1872-1962), British journalist and London editor of The Guardian
  • Tiberiu Bone (1929-1983), Romanian footballer
  • Alex Bone (b. 1971), Scottish footballer
  • Jimmy Bone (b. 1949), Scottish footballer
  • Sir Muirhead Bone (1876-1953), Scottish artist

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Bone Historic Events


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Bone Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Gordon Frederick Bone (1907-1941), Australian Able Seaman from Bondi North, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Bone


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Suggested Readings for the name Bone



  • History of the Bone Family of America: Descendants of William Bone I to the Mid-Nineteenth Century and Some of His Ancestors by Robert Gehlman Bone.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Almorah voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1817 with 180 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/almorah/1817
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839PrinceRegent.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Orleana.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN from London 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840John.htm

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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The Bone Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bone Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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