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Bones History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Bones family


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.

Early History of the Bones family


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Bones Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Bon, Bonn, Boon, Bone, Bones, Bons, Bonns, Boun, van Bon and many more.

Early Notables of the Bones family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bones family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bones Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Xph Bones, who landed in Virginia in 1655 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Bones Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Bones, aged 20, who landed in Georgia in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Bones Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Bones, aged 9, who arrived in Montreal in 1849
  • Thomas Bones, aged 7, who arrived in Montreal in 1849
  • Thomas Bones, aged 33, who landed in Montreal in 1849
  • William Bones, aged 5, who arrived in Montreal in 1849
  • Harriet Bones, aged 2, who arrived in Montreal in 1849

Contemporary Notables of the name Bones (post 1700)


  • Jimmie Bones, American organ, piano and keyboard player in Kid Rock's Twisted Brown Trucker Band
  • Ricardo "Ricky" Bones (b. 1969), Puerto-Rico born, American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Ken Bones, British television, film and stage actor, member of the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Ebony Bones, British singer-songwriter, record producer and actress
  • Bice Bones (b. 1969), Italian ski mountaineer

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  1. ^ 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)

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