Hiram W. Bone was born about 1849, in Independence County, Arkansas, the son of James T. Bone and Mary Ann B. Hess.
The 1860 Independence County, Arkansas census shows Hiram, age 11, with his family in Washington Township.
Hiram married Elizabeth M. J. (possibly Bagley) prior to 1875. Elizabeth was born about 1853, in Texas according to census.
The 1880 Tarrant County, Texas census, Precinct 8, shows Hiram W. Bone, 30, born in Arkansas; Elizabeth M. J., wife, 27, born in Texas; Henry C., son, 5, born in Texas; Joseph F., son, 2, born in Texas; and Minnie M., daughter, 1, born in Texas. Living with the family was Laura E. Bagley, sister-in-law, 19, born in Texas; Izora E. Bagley, sister-in-law, 14, born in Texas; and Eliz. S. Baker, boarder, 24, born in Texas.
Children of Hiram Bone and Elizabeth
1. Henry C. Bone, b. abt 1875, TX
2. Joseph F. Bone, b. abt 1878, TX
3. Minnie M. Bone, b. abt 1879, TX