Patience Bonham

1777–
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Patience

When Patience Bonham was born in 1777, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jacob Bonham, was 34 and her mother, Mary Warford, was 32. She married Robert Cummings in 1799, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

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

Family Time Line

Robert Cummings
1773–
Patience Bonham
1777–
Marriage: 1799

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1799
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 15

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

Name Meaning

1. English: nickname from Old French bon homme (Latin bonus homo). This had two senses relevant to surname formation; partly it had the literal meaning ‘good man’, and partly it came to mean ‘peasant farmer’. 2. Americanized form of French Bonhomme .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Patience.

    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.