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Bonnell Early Origins



The surname Bonnell was first found in Midlothian, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bonnell Spelling Variations


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Bonnell Spelling Variations



Medieval scribes most often spelled names by the way they sounded. spelling variations, are thus, very common in records dating from that time. Over the years, Bonnell has been spelled Bonally, Bonelly, Bonallo, Bonalo, Bonaly, Bonnella, Bonela, Bonello and many more.

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Bonnell Early History


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Bonnell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonnell research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 160 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Bonnell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonnell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonnell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bonnell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The Scottish settlers spread out along the fertile land of the east coast of what would become the United States and Canada. They and many of their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. That heritage has been recovered by many in this century through Clan societies and other Scottish historical organizations. Archival documents indicate that members of the Bonnell family relocated to North American shores quite early:

Bonnell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Bonnell, aged 32, arrived in New York in 1841

Bonnell Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Benjamin Bonnell U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Isaac Bonnell U.E. born in New York, USA who settled in Digby, Nova Scotia c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Bonnell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Juliana Bonnell arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Edwin Fox" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonnell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonnell (post 1700)



  • Joseph Bonnell (1802-1840), U.S Army Officer and Republic of Texas Officer
  • Marion Wright "Bonnie" Bonnell (1905-1964), American Vaudeville performer who played a "straight woman" with the Three Stooges
  • Barry Bonnell (b. 1953), American former Major League Baseball outfielder and third baseman
  • Sadie Bonnell MM (1888-1993), British ambulance driver in Word War I, first woman to win the Military Medal
  • Mark Lorne Bonnell (1923-2006), Canadian physician, provincial politician, and senator from Prince Edward Island

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Bonnell Historic Events


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Bonnell Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Miss Caroline Bonnell, aged 30, American First Class passenger from Youngstown, Ohio who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping in life boat 8
  • Miss Elizabeth Bonnell, aged 61, American First Class passenger from Youngstown, Ohio who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping in life boat 8

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Bonnell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  6. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  7. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Bonnell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonnell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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