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Historical References

"BONE. This name is common in Ayrshire, and six of the name are recorded in the Edinburgh Marriage Register from 1640. It has been suggested that the name is a variant of Bonar (Sc. Ant., rv, p. 114), but this is improbable. It may be from French le bon, 'the good.' A contemporary Scottish family of this name of remarkable genius is composed of Captain David Bone, of the Anchor Line, his brother James Bone, editor of the Manchester Guardian, Muirhead Bone the artist, Stephen Bone who did the mural paintings in the Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, and Freda Bone, daughter of Captain David Bone, who also is an artist. The name may be from Bohun, a place near Carentan, in France. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bone Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bone Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Bone family tree.

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