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Capt James Bonham
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Birth: May 1, 1766
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1815
South Carolina, USA

Captain James Bonham was the son of Absalom Bonham and Jemima Harker. He was married to Sophia Butler Smith, daughter of Jacob Smith and Sarah Butler. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Absalom Bonham (1739 - 1794)
  Jemima Harker Bonham (____ - 1784)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophia Butler Smith Bonham (1780 - 1858)
 
 Children:
  Sarah M. Bonham Lipscomb (1799 - 1839)*
  Simeon Smith Bonham (1802 - 1835)*
  Malachi Mark Bonham (1804 - 1861)*
  James Butler Bonham (1807 - 1836)*
  Milledge Luke Bonham (1813 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In memory of Capt. JAMES BONHAM, BORN May 1st, 1776 DIED Nov. 27th, 1815. A native of Maryland. Although not 16, he was a volunteer at the siege of Yorktown, October 19, 1781. A kind husband, an affectionate father, a good neighbor, his house was a house of hospitality.

Transcribed in August of 1936 by Mrs. Sarah (Waldo) Wilson and printed in the "Smith-Bonham Cemetery" booklet by Charles R. Andrews, III.

Note: There is an error on this birth year!
 
Burial:
Smith-Bonham Cemetery
Saluda
Saluda County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Simpton & Shaw Branches
Record added: Oct 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77692075
Capt James Bonham
Added by: Carmen Cruz
 
Capt James Bonham
Added by: Carmen Cruz
 
Capt James Bonham
Added by: Carmen Cruz
 
 
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Rest Peacefully, 1st Cousin 6X Removed
- Cynthia Dawn Higgins Page
 Added: Apr. 17, 2016

- steven sherman
 Added: Feb. 10, 2015
My 4th Great-grandfather
- Sheila Bonham Smith
 Added: Feb. 15, 2013
 
 
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