James Franklin Bonnell

30 June 1876–August 1965 (Age 89)
Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Franklin

When James Franklin Bonnell was born on 30 June 1876, in Jackson Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States, his father, Vachel Thomas Bonnell, was 24 and his mother, Alice Catherine Hubbard, was 21. He lived in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States in 1935 and Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died in August 1965, in Mount Vernon Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89.

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James Franklin Bonnell
Dorothy Clayton

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    Vachel Thomas Bonnell


    Alice Catherine Hubbard




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World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • James F Bonnell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James F Bonnell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James F Bonnell, "United States Census, 1940"

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