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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bonin Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bonin 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 Bonin family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bonin

Wikipedia William George Bonin (January 8, 1947 ? February 23, 1996) was an American serial killer and a twice-paroled sex offender, also known as "the Freeway Killer", a nickname he shares with two other serial killers.
Wikipedia Edward John Bonin (December 23, 1904 ? December 20, 1990) was a Republican member of the U.
Wikipedia Brian Raymond Bonin (born November 28, 1973, in St.
Wikipedia Marcel Jacques Bonin (born September 17, 1932 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a retired Canadian ice hockey forward.
Wikipedia Hubertus von Bonin (born 3 August 1911 in Potsdam, killed in action 15 December 1943 near Gorodok) was a German World War II fighter ace who served in the Luftwaffe until his death on 15 December 1943.
Wikipedia Eduard von Bonin (7 March 1793 ? 13 March 1865) was a Prussian general who served as Prussian Minister of War from 1852-54 and 1858-59.
Wikipedia Bogislaw von Bonin (January 17, 1908 ? 1980) was a German Wehrmacht officer and journalist.
Wikipedia Albert Ferdinand Adolf Karl Friedrich von Bonin (November 11, 1803,Heeren, Altmark; April 16, 1872, Berlin) was a Corps commander of the Prussian Army at the Battle of Trautenau in 1866, and a colleague of Karl Friedrich von Steinmetz.
Wikipedia Paul Bonin (born 24 May 1960) is a singer and musician (electric bass, guitar) and a songwriter/composer.