|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1833, Germany|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 1863, Mexico|
Born in Charlettenburg Prussia
Died in Piedras Negras Mexico
Immigrated to Texas from Germany via Indianola, Texas with his parents and siblings in 1846 on the ship Harriet.
Married Sophie Katherine Dorothea Tays on 22 Mar 1855 and they had four children: Louise Born 1856, Hermann born 1858, August D. born 1861, and Emma born February 1863.
He was shot in the body below the shoulder by Confederates while crossing the Rio Grande River into Mexico on 18 October 1862. His brothers, Johann Charles "Carl", Heinrich Daniel, and Wilhelm Jakob who all survived, dragged him across the river to the opposite shore. However, Peter died from his wounds on 12 Mar 1863 at Piedras Negras, Mexico.
He is one of the men memorialized on the Treue der Union Monument in Comfort, Texas along with those killed in the Nueces River massacre.
Phillip Daniel Bonnet (1800 - 1882)
Anna Marie Wenig Bonnet (1805 - 1883)
Sophia Tays Wipff (1837 - 1925)
Louisa Bonnet Altmann (1856 - 1944)*
Hermann H Bonnet (1858 - 1865)*
August D. Bonnet (1861 - 1937)*
Emma W. Bonnet Baker (1863 - 1926)*
Johann Carl Bonnet (1828 - 1893)*
Caroline Bonnet(t) Kampmann (1830 - 1914)*
Johann Peter Bonnet (1833 - 1863)
Heinrich-Henry Daniel Bonnet (1835 - 1926)*
John Andrew Bonnet (1838 - 1917)*
William Jakob Bonnet (1838 - 1904)*
Treue Der Union Monument
Plot: Cenopath memorial
Maintained by: Jayne
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: May 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69708288