Prussia Stackhouse

1769–23 September 1795 (Age 26)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Prussia

Prussia Stackhouse was born in 1769, in New Jersey, United States as the daughter of William Townley and Rhoda Price. She married James Bonnet in 1789. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 23 September 1795, in Elizabeth Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 26.

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James Bonnet
Prussia Stackhouse
Marriage: 1789
Stephen Bunnell

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World Events (8)


Age 6

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 11

Sometimes referred to as the "forgotten victory", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): probably a habitational name from a place so named in North Yorkshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Prussia Stackhouse, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Prussia Starkhouse, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Prusia Stackhouse, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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