Sherman Emanuel Bonnell

16 September 1895–26 March 1964 (Age 68)
Illinois, United States

The Life 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 Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Hahnaman Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 26 March 1964, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lanark, Carroll, Illinois, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Sherman Emanuel Bonnell
1895–1964
Abbie Lenora Holcomb
1901–1991
Grace Bonnell
1922–1956
Dorothy Louise Bonnell
1923–1992
Raymond Emanuel Bonnell
1926–1990
Eleanor June Bonnell
1928–
Nada Jean Bonnell
1930–
Hazel Florence Bonnell
1932–
Ronald Lewis Bonnell
1935–1970
Roger Andrew Bonnell
1937–2004
Myrna Mae Bonnell
1940–

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    Female1922–1956Female

    Dorothy Louise Bonnell

    Female1923–1992Female

    Male1926–1990Male

    Eleanor June Bonnell

    Female1928–Female

    Nada Jean Bonnell

    Female1930–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 15

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
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

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)

  • Sherman Bonnell in household of Clark J Bonnell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sherman Bonnell in household of Albert M Bonnell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sherman Bonnell, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.