James M. Bonnell

13 August 1809–1848 (Age 38)
Chatham, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life of James M.

When James M. Bonnell was born on 13 August 1809, in Chatham, Morris, New Jersey, United States, his father, Stephen Carter Bonnell, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Simpson, was 22. He died in 1848, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Carter Bonnell
1785–1852
Sarah Simpson
1787–1853
Catharine Simpson Bonnell
1808–1833
James M. Bonnell
1809–1848
Elias Bonnell
1811–1836
Nancy Bonnell
1813–1909
Julia Bonnell
1815–
Electa B. Bonnel
1816–1837
Stephen Carter Bonnel
1818–1820
Hannah Parcel Bonnel
1821–1911

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1820

Age 11

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.

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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