Recollections of Lewis Bonnett, Jr. (1778-1850) and the Bonnett and Wetzel Families
Autobiography of Lewis Bonnett, Jr. born 11 Mar 1778 in Monongahela, Pennsylvania the son of Lewis Bonnett, Sr. and Miss Waggener. He married Jane McCleary. He was living in Maryville, Union, Ohio in 1845. Includes his recollections of his cousin Lewis Wetzel born in 1764 and died in 1808 and other family members and their lives on the frontier with the white settlers and the Indians.
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Recollections of Lewis Bonnett
Letters of Lewis Bonnett
Letter of 1847 65
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