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.