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BONHAM Family History

January 2010

George BONHAM1 (-1704)

1. 1. George Bonham, the suspected father of Nicholas2, was allegedly born in Stanway, Lexden, Essex, England, in the 1600's and reportedly migrated from Colchester to Virginia in 1635. He settled in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, and had at least one son:

11. Nicholas Hekekiah Bonham2 (1631) 20 Jul 1684 (53)

George Bonham died in Plymouth on April 28, 1704.

Nicholas BONHAM2 (~1631-1684)

11. Nicholas Bonham was born in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts around 1631. He married Hannah Fuller on January 1, 1658/1659, in Barnstable and fathered as many as eight children:

111. Hannah Bonham 8 Oct 1659 --   -- 
112. Mary Bonham 4 Oct 1661 --  -- 
113. Sarah Bonham 16 Feb 1662/1663 --  -- 
114. Elizabeth Bonham 1666 --  -- 
115. Hezekiah Bonham, Sr.3 6 May 1667 1738 (71)
116. Samuel Bonham 7 Sep 1672 --  -- 
117. Jane Bonham 29 Jan 1673/74 --  -- 
118. Priscilla Bonham 1 Nov 1677 --  -- 
FULLER
Hannah Fuller2 descended from Robert Fuller1 (1543-1614), the father of at least two Mayflower pilgrims.

The Bonham family apparently moved to Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey in the 1660's.

Nicholas Bonham died on July 20, 1684, in Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey at around the age of 53 years.

His widow, Hannah (Fuller) Bonham, died there two years later on August 23, 1686. She was about 48 years old.