Joshua Bonsall

1827–1864 (Age 37)
Salem MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Bonsall was born on 2 March 1827, in Salem MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, Edward Horne Bonsall II, was 51 and his mother, Rachel Warrington, was 39. He married Elazan Raley on 26 May 1852, in Hanover Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Green Township, Mahoning, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 3 March 1864, in Salem MM, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Bonsall
1827–1864
Elazan Raley
1824–1864
Marriage: 26 May 1852
James R. Bonsall
1853–1853
Elizabeth R. Bonsall
1856–1936
Edward William Bonsall
1861–1941
Elazan Bonsall
1864–1943

Spouse and Children

    Male1827–1864Male

    Elazan Raley

    Female1824–1864Female

MARRIAGE
26 May 1852
Hanover Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    James R. Bonsall

    Male1853–1853Male

    Elizabeth R. Bonsall

    Female1856–1936Female

    Edward William Bonsall

    Male1861–1941Male

    Female1864–1943Female

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Horne Bonsall II

    Male1775–1862Male

    Female1787–1864Female

siblings

(14)

    James Gibbons Bonsall

    Male1800–Male

    Daniel Bonsall

    Male1802–1879Male

    Male1808–1869Male

    Abraham Bonsall

    Male1809–Male

    Mark Bonsall

    Male1812–1888Male

+9 More Children

World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 9

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire recorded in Domesday Book as Bunteshale ‘nook or corner of land (Old English halh) of a man called Bunt’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joshua W Bonsall in household of Edward Bonsall, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Josha Bonsall in entry for Edw. Bonsall and Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor Wareham, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Josiah Bonsall in entry for Elizabeth H Hamlin, "Iowa, Death Records, 1921-1940"

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