Miner’s First Name:   Joseph
Miner’s Middle Name:   Aloysius
Miner’s Last Name:   Bonner
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Birth Place of Miner:   
Miner’s Country:   United States
Arrived in USA:   
Miner Information:   
Our father was a fire boss in the mines.  He worked 30 years as a fire boss for the D and H Colliery until the mines closed down. He got his working papers from MMI, in Freeland, PA.  He died from black lung and cancer at the age of 59 in the Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, PA.  He was the son of a coal miner who came from Ireland.  He then became dynamite man for Sordoni hi-line Construction Company, Forty Fort, PA.  He held dynamite licenses in 3 states.

Place & Manner of Miner’s Death:   Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, PA, of Black Lung and cancer
Died:   4/15/1969
Birth Date:   10/26/1910

Married:   Yes
Place Miner Was Married:   Holy Savior Roman Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wife’s Name:   Anna
Wife’s Middle Name:   Marie
Wife’s Last Name:   Cooney Bonner
Birth Place of Wife:   Wilkes-Barre, PA
Wife’s Country:   United States
Arrived in USA:   
Place & Manner of Wife’s Death:   Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, PA; heart condition
Died:   7/20/1998
Birth Date:   12/24/1911

Number of Children:   9

Child Name 1:   Elizabeth
Child’s Middle Name:   Rose
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner Janosov
Birth Date:   12/9/1932

Child Name 2:   Joseph, Jr.
Child’s Middle Name:   John
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner, Jr.
Birth Date:   12/19/1934

Child Name 3:   John
Child’s Middle Name:   Joseph
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner
Birth Date:   12/3/1936

Child Name 4:   Cornelius
Child’s Middle Name:   William
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner
Birth Date:   10/12/1938

Child Name 5:   Edward
Child’s Middle Name:   Joseph
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner
Birth Date:   1/17/1941

Child Name 6:   Patrica
Child’s Middle Name:   Ann
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner Gingrich
Birth Date:   2/6/1942

Child Name 7:   Gerald
Child’s Middle Name:   Joseph
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner
Birth Date:   8/6/1943

Child Name 8:   Francis
Child’s Middle Name:   Charles
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner
Birth Date:   5/16/1945

Child Name 9:   Thomas
Child’s Middle Name:   John
Child’s Last Name:   Bonner
Birth Date:   7/1/1947

Child Name 10:   
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Author’s Name:   Gerald
Author’s Middle Name:   Joseph
Author’s Last Name:   Bonner, Sr.
Phone Number:   570 574 3959
Relationship to Miner:   Son
Street Address:   156 Fairway Drive
City/Town:   Mountain top
State:   Pennsylvina
Zip:   18707
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