Mary Virgin Bonner

#137, b. 26 December 1830, d. 5 February 1888
     Mary Virgin Bonner was born on 26 December 1830 Fayette County, Tennessee. Mary and William Clough Trent, son of Dr. William Alexander Trent and Judith Clough Anderson, were married 14 May 1850 DeSoto County, Mississippi.1,2
A marriage bond was filed for Mary Virgin and William Clough Trent dated on 8 April 1850 DeSoto County, Mississippi.3 Mary Virgin Bonner died 5 February 1888, in Somerville, Tennessee at age 57 years, 1 month and 10 days.
     As of 14 May 1850, her married name was Trent. She and William Clough Trent appeared on the census of 1880 West Street, Somerville, Fayette County, Tennessee; According to the 1880 census of District 17, Somerville, Fayette, Tennessee, the family of W C and Mary V Trent lived on West Street.

W C was a Livery Keeper. Mary V is keeping house.

Children are listed as:
William 26, at home
Bettie, 24, School Teacher
Royal, 20, at home
Lucy, 16, at school
Richard, 13 [or 15] at school
Mary 9 at school.

It is clearly West Street -- not Depot Street.

Children of Mary and William

Last Edited=9 Apr 2020


  1. [S460] Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911. Index FamilySearch, online, M51684-1
    Source Film 895690. Hereinafter cited as Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911.
  2. [S486] Marriage Certification for Wm C Trent and M V Bonner, DeSoto County Courthouse, County Recorder Office, Hernando, DeSoto County, Mississippi.
  3. [S395], online, Mary Bonner and William Trent in the Mississippi, Compiled Marriage Index, 1776-1935.