Samuel M. Bonnell
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.