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Hezekiah Bonham, Sr.

Birthplace: Piscataway Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Death: Died in Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Place of Burial: New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicholas Bonham, Sr. and Hannah Bonham
Husband of Mary Bonham and Mary Bonham
Father of Mary FitzRandolph; Samuel Bonham, Sr.; Hannah Stout; Sarah Ann Runyan; Hezekiah Bonham, Jr. and 12 others
Brother of Hannah Lippington; Mary Dunham; Sarah Fitzrandolph; Elizabeth Slater; Elijah Bonham and 4 others

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About Hezekiah Bonham, Sr.

Hezekiah Bonham

  • Birth: May 6 1667
  • Death: Jan 27 1733 - Maidenhead, Hunterdon, New Jersey
  • Parents: Nicholas Bonham, Hannah Fuller
  • Married: Mary Dunn, Mary Bishop
  • Children: Mary Randolph (born Bonham), Samuel Bonham, Hannah Stout (born Bonham), Sarah Bonham, Zedekiah Bonham, Amaziah Bonham, Jeremiah Bonham, Ephraim Bonham, Josiah Bonham, Isaiah Bonham, Obadiah Bonham, Uriah Bonham, Hezekiah Bonham, Zephaniah Bonham, Zachariah Bonham, Malachiah Bonham, Nehemiah Bonham, Amariah Bonham


1683 - Mentioned in his father's Will.

1684 - Hezekiah was co-exector with his mother of his father's Will.

1691 - Named in Hugh Dunn's Will (New Jersey Archives, Vol XXIII, p. 145).

1695 - Received patent for 100 acres of land in Piscataway. He also had other land transactions.

The Piscataway Seventh Day Baptist Church was founded by Hezekiah as a result of a dispute with his sister Mary's husband, Rev. Edmund Dunham.

Information Source:

1. An Ancestral Chart & Handbook by Olive Barrick Rowland - 1935, Garrett & Massie, Publisher, Richmond. MCMXXXV

2. New Jersey Archives, Vol. XXIII, p. 145.



Read this article at Genforum about George http://genforum.genealogy.com/bonham/messages/2010.html.

If George could not read and or came as a servant. It is highly unlikely he came from the well-to-do family situated at Stanway Hall.

About Ann Hunt being a wife. At last check she is not accepted by the Mayflower Society. Several children are reported to have been born near and after 1700. Still....In her fathers will executed in 1717 and probated in 1720. No mention is made of a husband for Ann or her having children. sources "Bonham and Related Families " by Howard E Bonham 1996. Available at LDS Family History Centers and several other libraries

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Hezekiah Bonham, Sr.'s Timeline

May 6, 1667
Piscataway Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey
October 4, 1691
Age 24
Piscataway Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, Colonial America
February 6, 1693
Age 25
Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States
March 14, 1695
Age 27
Piscataway Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey
February 15, 1698
Age 30
Piscataway Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Age 33
Maidenhead, Hunterdon, New Jersey
Age 35
Maidenhead, Hunterdon, New Jersey
Age 39
Maidenhead, Hunterdon, New Jersey
Age 41
Maidenhead, Hunterdon Co., N.J.