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Samuel M. Bonnell



Samuel M. Bonnell, farmer, Posey Township, born in this county in 1838, is a son of Joseph and Hannah (Dunham) Bonnell, who settled in this county in 1836, from Cincinnati, his father a mechanic, and came from New Jersey to Cincinnati in 1811. He purchased land in this county and died here. Our subject grew to manhood in Posey Township, and has always resided here; was married in 1862, to Huldah A. Fisk, daughter of David and Purrilla Fisk, early settlers to this county, from Vermont. He obtained a portion from his father's and wife's estate, and to this he has added, till he now owns 162 acres of good land, well provided with improvements, brick residence, etc. Has always engaged in farming, and has been quite successful; raises some stock, and does a general farming business. Mr. and Mrs. B. have one child, William F.; two are deceased. Mr. B. is identified with the Masonic lodge, and is one of the most substantial farmers of the county.