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 Amanda Melvina <I>Fenwick</I> Bonham

Amanda Melvina Fenwick Bonham

Sugartree, Carroll County, Missouri, USA
Death 21 Feb 1865 (aged 27)
Ione, Amador County, California, USA
Burial Ione, Amador County, California, USA
Plot Section 6 Row A Plot 13-B
Memorial ID 35343436 · View Source
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Daughter of Alexander Fenwick from Kentucky. 1810-1883
Daughter of Nancy Ann Long Fenwick 1812-1860

Married James Harlan Bonham in 1856 in California.

Additional children:

* Alexander Daniel Bonham 1857–-1940
* Mary Ellen "Minnie" Bonham, Mrs. Anderson Salomonson 1859--1897
* Margaret Jane "Genervia", Mrs Theodore Gebhardt 1861-–1923
* Andrew Jasper Bonham 1863--1928
* Caleb H Bonham 1865-aft 1920

Amanda died at a very young age (27) of injuries she sustained when her clothing caught fire from a wood stove or fireplace. I was told she placed baby Caleb on a bed and ran outside the house trying to put out her burning clothing.

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  • Maintained by: John Day
  • Originally Created by: Smilydino
  • Added: 30 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35343436
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amanda Melvina Fenwick Bonham (16 Jan 1838–21 Feb 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35343436, citing Ione Public Cemetery, Ione, Amador County, California, USA ; Maintained by John Day (contributor 46898074) .