The Greenwoods of Denver Co.:Information about *Peter Bonnett, Sr.
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*Peter Bonnett, Sr. (b. October 06, 1766, d. 1836)*Peter Bonnett, Sr. (son of *Samuel Bonnett,Sr. and *Mary Elizabeth Marchan Lorentz) was born October 06, 1766 in Cedar Creek,Hampshire County, Virginia, and died 1836 in Van Buren County, Illinois.He married *Margaret Linger on February 27, 1806 in Harrison, Lewis County, Virginia, daughter of *Nicholas R. Linger and *Margaret McNemar.
Notes for *Peter Bonnett, Sr.:
Peter, Jacob, and Lewis served as Indian scouts "on the western waters" in the interval of about 1778 to 1783 foe which they applied for pensions in 1833.
Peter and Lewis with part of their families, set out for Iowa with Henry Bott party.
Apparently the party spent some time in "southern Illinois"because they didn't arrived in Iowa until 1836.Peter died in southern Illinois in 1836.
More About *Peter Bonnett, Sr. and *Margaret Linger:
Marriage: February 27, 1806, Harrison, Lewis County, Virginia.
Children of *Peter Bonnett, Sr. and *Margaret Linger are:
- +*Nicholas Linger Bonnett, b. August 07, 1813, Vandalia, Lewis County, Virginia, d. January 12, 1881, Jefferson County, Iowa.