Jacob Bonsall

Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1840 (aged 36–37)
Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Unknown
Plot buried on farm,near stone fence
Memorial ID 80329754 View Source
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Beloved son of Benjamin Bonsall and Rachel
(Bonsall nee he married a distant cousin).Jacob was a farmer and a tanner by trade.
Dearest husband of Jane Jordan.Whom died unknown
He then married Hannah Ann Egler,in 1823.

Children of Jacob and Hannah (Egler)Bonsall
1. Isaac b. July 23, 1824
2. John b. May 19, 1827
3. Rebecca b. Sept. 39, 1830
4. Jacob E(may stand for Egler)b.Aug 23,1833
5. Jane b.June 6, 1836 married John Wright

After the sudden death of Jacobs'second wife
Hannah, he was left to raise his small children
with the help of his father, Private Benjamin Bonsall, linked below.His half sister Jane Bonsall Wright reported him missing and his body was not found until the spring of 1840.Jacob was murdered by another man who did not want him to see his girlfriend. He was then buried near the area where the "Authorities"found him in the spring of the next year. His sister JAne Bonsall Wright had to identify the items in his clothing.,Jacob is not buried in a cemetery. He is buried on the family farm,near a stone fence.


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