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Bonsecours, Samuel James

Bonsecours, Samuel James

Male 1890 - 1965  (75 years)

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  • Name Bonsecours, Samuel James  [1
    Born 30 Jun 1890  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Delivery Truck/Standard Oil of Indiana 
    Reference Number 95 
    Social Security Number 369-10-4892 
    Died Sep 1965  Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Calvary Cemetery Chapel of the Resurrection, Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I95  Caswell County
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 

    Father Bonsecours, Felix,   b. 2 Feb 1846,   d. 5 Mar 1908  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Snook, Frances Ellen,   b. 16 Jun 1860, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1914, Charlevoix County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Reference Number 4645 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Payer, Josephine Ethel,   b. 11 Oct 1897, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1943, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1919  Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 1852 
    Notes 
    • The November 21, 1919, edition of the Cheboygan Democrat newspaper carries an article referring to "Miss Josephine Payer". This most likely was an account of the marriage of Samuel James Bonsecours and Josephine Ethel Payer. The Cheboygan Public Library has this newspaper on microfilm.

      SURNAME GIVEN NAME AGE SPOUSE SURNAME GIVEN NAME AGE RECORD & PAGE LICENSE ISSUED MAIDEN NAME
      Payer Josephine 22 Bonscore Samuel 29 3070 292 Nov 17 1919
    Children 
    +1. Bonsecours, Dorothy Helen,   b. 9 Sep 1920, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 2002, New Port Richey, Pasco County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    +2. Bonsecours, Richard Arthur,   b. 27 Jul 1922, Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 2015  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
    +3. Bonsecours, Joanne Barbara,   b. 27 Oct 1927, Indian River, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 2007, Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    +4. Bonsecours, Mary Louise,   b. 12 Dec 1928, Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 2014, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    +5. Bonsecours, Phyllis Josephine,   b. 19 Feb 1932,   d. Jan 2006, Winter Haven, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dagwell, Kathryn,   b. 18 Jun 1885,   d. 11 Jun 1950, Indian River, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married Aft 1943  Indian River, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 2401 
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F84  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mills, Mildred,   b. 21 Mar 1902, Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1990, Indian River, Cheboygan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1951 
    Reference Number 2226 
    Notes 
    • Florida Marriage Index
      Name: Samuel J. Bonsecours
      Spouse: Mildred G. Jusrus
      County of Marriage: Broward
      Marriage Date: 1951
      Volume: 1350
      Certificate: 24575
      Source: Florida Department of Health
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F56  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jun 1890 - Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1919 - Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Aft 1943 - Indian River, Cheboygan County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Sep 1965 - Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary Cemetery Chapel of the Resurrection, Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Samuel James Bonsecours Grave Marker
    Samuel James Bonsecours Grave Marker

  • Notes 
    • Samuel James Bonsecours (1890-1965)

      Samuel James Bonsecours (1890-1965) Grave Marker

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      Sam had a sister in Cheboygan? Had a brother in Cheboygan. Bonsecours relative lives/lived in Kissimmee, Florida. Buried Cheboygan, Michigan. According to notes kept by his daughter Phyllis, his occupation was "machinist trade." However, others believe that he was an oil company salesman. Source: Compiler notes on file. Name also seen in the US Census as Bonssacors.
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      1940 United States Federal Census
      Name: Sam Bonsecours
      Respondent: Yes
      Age: 49
      Estimated birth year: abt 1891
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Michigan
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1940: Tuscarora, Cheboygan, Michigan
      Farm: No
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Tuscarora, Cheboygan, Michigan
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
      Sheet Number: 2B
      Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 44
      Occupation: Salesman
      House Owned or Rented: Owned
      Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 5000
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
      Class of Worker: Working on own account
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
      Income Other Sources: No
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Sam Bonsecours 49
      Josephine Bonsecours 42
      Dorothy Bonsecours 19
      Richard Bonsecours 17
      Joanne Bonsecours 12
      Mary Louise Bonsecours 11
      Phillis Bonsecours 7

      Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920
      Name: Felix Bonscour
      Birth Year: abt 1846
      Death Date: 5 Mar 1908
      Death Place: Grant, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA
      Age: 62
      Father's Name: Androw Bonscour

  • Sources 
    1. Details: 1930 US Federal Census.