R’Bonney Gabriel

Birth Name: R’Bonney Nola Gabriel

Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 20, 1994

*father – Filipino
*mother – English, Scottish, as well as distant Dutch, Northern Irish, and Welsh

R’Bonney Gabriel is an American beauty pageant titleholder. She was crowned Miss USA 2022 and Miss Universe 2022.

Her father, Remigio Bonzon Gabriel, who later changed his name to R. Bon Gabriel upon his naturalization as a U.S. citizen, is Filipino, from Malate, Manila, and ran a car repair shop. Her mother, Dana Noryne, is American, from Beaumont, Texas. R’Bonney was raised in Missouri City and Friendswood, TX.

R’Bonney’s paternal grandfather was named Vicente M. Gabriel.

R’Bonney’s paternal grandmother was named Eusebia Bonzon.

R’Bonney’s maternal grandfather was Dally Elzie Walker (the son of George Nathaniel Walker and Jessie Ethel Adams). Dally was born in Mount Selman, Texas. George was the son of James Robert Walker and Ella Belle Jowell. Jessie was the daughter of John R. Adams and Susan Delilah “Susie” Young.

R’Bonney’s maternal grandmother was Hilda Mae Alford (the daughter of Clarence Vivian Alford and Laura Lee Carter). Hilda was born in DeRidder, Louisiana. Clarence was the son of Thomas Redden Alford and Sarah Matilda Collier. Laura was the daughter of Benjamin Bradford Carter and Della Mary Russell.

Sources: Birth record of R’Bonney Gabriel – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of R’Bonney’s paternal grandparents, Vicente M. Gabriel and Eusebia Bonzon – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of R’Bonney’s maternal grandfather, Dally Elzie Walker – https://www.myheritage.com

Genealogy of R’Bonney’s maternal grandmother, Hilda Mae (Alford) Walker – https://www.familysearch.org

2 Responses

  1. urbanejungle says:

    Bonzon is a Hispanized surname of natives of the island of Luzon descended from Chinese settlers that dates back from the Song dynasties of China..

  2. Akwaba says:

    “R’Bonney” is a weird name. Also her middle name is Nola and she was elected in New Orleans :D

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