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James Bonwell (abt. 1746 - abt. 1802)

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James Bonwell
Born about in Accomack County, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died about in Accomack County, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Mar 2016
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James was born about 1746. James Bonnewell ... He passed away about 1802. [1]

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1800: James Bonwell: 2 Free White Males under 10; 2 Free White Males 16-26; 1 Free White Male 45 & over [James Bonwell]; 5 Free White Females under 10; 1 Free White Female 16-26; 2 Free White Females 26-45; and 1 Free White Female 45 & over. 1800 Census of St. George Parish, Accomack County, Virginia, Accomack County Clerk's Office.

1802 November 19: Will of James Bonewell, dated ... and proved December 27, 1802 Son John Bonewell Executor. To son John Bonewell my plantation where I live, my yoke of steers, a mare I purchased of John Bonewell, my still & ... To son George Bonewell £100 ... & he to pay son John Bonewell in 5 equal annual payments. To daughter Rachel Bonewell one spinning wheel. Remainder to my daughter Susanna Wise, daughter Rachel, my son George, daughter Mary, daughter Ann Bonewell & daughter Sarah Bonewell. If son John Bonewell dies without heirs, my plantation should go to my son George Bonewell. Barry W. Miles and Moody K. Miles III, Abstracts of the Wills and Administrations of Accomack County, Virginia, 1800-1860 (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2007), Volume 1, pages 79-80.

  1. First-hand information as remembered by Charles Shaughnessy, Saturday, July 26, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.

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