Orville Brant Bonnell

1874–7 January 1939 (Age 65)
Doddridge, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Orville Brant

When Orville Brant Bonnell was born in 1874, in Doddridge, West Virginia, United States, his father, David William Bonnell, was 49 and his mother, Angeline Goodwin, was 36. He married Alice Armentia Marsh on 1 October 1907, in Doddridge, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Coal Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Cass Magisterial District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 7 January 1939, in Star City, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orville Brant Bonnell
Alice Armentia Marsh
Marriage: 1 October 1907
Chester William Bonnell
Edward David Bonnell
Sherman W Bonnell
Orval Brant Bonnell Jr
Blonda Mae Bonnell
Hazel Virginia Bonnell

Spouse and Children

1 October 1907
Doddridge, West Virginia, United States


    Chester William Bonnell


    Edward David Bonnell


    Sherman W Bonnell


    Orval Brant Bonnell Jr


    Blonda Mae Bonnell


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Lester M Bonnell


    Margaret B. Bonnell




    Leonard Bonnell


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of French Bonnel, a variant of Bonneau .2 English: variant of Bunnell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Orval Bunnell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Orval B Bundle in household of Lester Bundle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Orville Bonnell, "United States Census, 1930"

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