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The surname Bones was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bon, Bonn, Boon, Bone, Bones, Bons, Bonns, Boun, van Bon and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bones research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1556 and 1723 are included under the topic Early Bones History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Bones Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bones Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Bones Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Bones Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
The Bones Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bones 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.
This page was last modified on 23 October 2014 at 11:43.