Second Generation

2. Ambrose2 Bonham (Amos1) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey March 14, 1782. Ambrose died February 11, 1863 at 80 years of age.

He married Ann Lair in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, about 1812. Ann was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1784. Ann was the daughter of William Lair and Sarah Elizabeth Boss. Ann died January 17, 1874 in Darke Co. Ohio, at 89 years of age. In the 1850 census Kingwook Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ page 145, Ambrose (age 68) is recorded with Ann (age 62), Amod (age 31), and Elles (age 11). Ambrose is a farmer and all births are NJ.

Ambrose Bonham and Ann Lair had the following children:

child 13 i. John3 Bonham was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey March 25, 1813. John died January 18, 1865 at 51 years of age. He married Rebecca Everitt in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, November 5, 1836. Rebecca was born in New Jersey about 1813.

child 14 ii. William Lair Bonham was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey February 12, 1815. William died May 6, 1891 in Darke Co. Ohio, at 76 years of age. He married Rebecca Rittenhouse in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, July 1, 1837. Rebecca was born in New Jersey about 1817. Rebecca was the daughter of Daniel Rittenhouse and Elizabeth Myers. Rebecca died March 29, 1892 in Darke Co. Ohio, at 74 years of age.

child 15 iii. Amos Bonham was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey November 26, 1818.

child 16 iv. Hiram Bonham was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey November 26, 1818. Hiram died December 13, 1821 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 3 years of age.

child 17 v. Uriah S Bonham was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 1, 1821. Uriah died February 11, 1886 in Twin Twp, Darke Co Ohio, at 64 years of age. He married Susan McClain in Darke Co. Ohio, October 10, 1853. Susan was born in Pennsylvania July 22, 1835. Susan died November 15, 1866 in Darke Co. Ohio, at 31 years of age.

child 18 vi. Sarah Ann Bonham was born in Locktown, Delaware Twp., Hunterdon Co., New Jersey November 4, 1824. Sarah died March 3, 1911 in Darke Co. Ohio, at 86 years of age. She married Andrew Gordon in Locktown, Delaware Twp., Hunterdon Co., New Jersey, April 1, 1848. Andrew was born in New Jersey 1822. Andrew died 1909 in Darke Co. Ohio, at 87 years of age.

child 19 vii. Rebecca Bonham was born in Locktown, Delaware Twp., Hunterdon Co., New Jersey January 22, 1828. Rebecca died April 4, 1838 in Locktown, Delaware Twp., Hunterdon Co., New Jersey, at 10 years of age.

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