Sherman Emanuel Bonnell

Male16 September 1895–26 March 1964

Brief Life History of Sherman Emanuel

When Sherman Emanuel Bonnell was born on 16 September 1895, in Illinois, United States, his father, Clarkson Grant Bonnell, was 27 and his mother, Ada Florence Johns, was 17. He had at least 3 sons and 6 daughters with Abbie Lenora Holcomb. He lived in Berreman Township, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1950 and Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1964. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 26 March 1964, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lanark, Carroll, Illinois, United States.

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Sherman Emanuel Bonnell
Abbie Lenora Holcomb
Grace Lorraine Bonnell
Dorothy Louise Bonnell
Raymond Emanuel Bonnell
Eleanor June Bonnell
Nada Jean Bonnell
Hazel Florence Bonnell
Ronald Lewis Bonnell
Roger Andrew Bonnell
Myrna Mae Bonnell

Sources (24)

  • Sherman E Bonnell, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Sherman Bonnell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Sherman Emanuel Bonnell, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 1

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bunnell .

Altered form of French Bonnel . This form of the surname is also found in Britain, where it is in part of Huguenot origin.

History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with its original form Bonnel in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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