Eight Bonzo Siblings

Eight Bonzo Siblings

Children of Peter Lewis Bonzo and Rebecca Brooks, except for Sophia, who is the child of Peter Lewis Bonzo and his first wife Margaretta B. Zahler.

Photo taken in the summer, 1907 on the occasion of a family reunion at the Peter Lewis Bonzo homestead which still stands out on Chapel Dr., Ellwood City, PA.

Starting in the back, left to right,
Lucy C. Bonzo, 1864 - 1935, wife of Edmond E. Boots
William Herman Bonzo, 1854 - 1912, married Margaret Anna Yahn
Lillian S. Bonzo, 1867 - 1914, wife of Franklin Wesley Yahn
George B. Bonzon, 1850 - 1914, married Susan A. Fisher

Front row, left to right,
Harriet Bonzo, 1842 - 1918, wife of Hugh Smiley
James B. Bonzo, 1861 - 1925, married Emma Smith
Sophia Bonzon, 1833 - 1910, wife of Christian Seefried
Henry Bonzo, 1859 - 1910, married Sarah Jane "Sadie" Wilson

James and Henry jointly purchased land from their father's estate and together owned and operated the "Bonzo Brothers Stock Farm", specializing in "draught and road animals."

Bonzon is the original form of the Family name.

The original of this photo is a Sepia-tone, about 6" x 6", mounted on heavy card stock and extensively annotated on the backs.


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