Bonnelo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Bonnelo family
The surname Bonnelo was first found in Midlothian, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bonnelo family
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Bonnelo 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, Bonnelo has been spelled Bonally, Bonelly, Bonallo, Bonalo, Bonaly, Bonnella, Bonela, Bonello and many more.
Early Notables of the Bonnelo family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was David Bonallo, an unusual spelling but not an exception in Scottish surnames, e.g. Dalgarno and Dalgarto.
James Bonnell (1653-1699), was Accountant-General of Ireland, "a man eminent for his saintly life, was...
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Migration of the Bonnelo family
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 Bonnelo family relocated to North American shores quite early: Alexander Bonaley who settled in Virginia in 1624.