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Stephen and Frances Land (Leigh) Bonsal



First Generation 1. Stephen BONSAL was born 2 Feb 1831 in Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia. He died 13 Feb 1893 in Baltimore, BaltimoreCounty, Maryland and was buried 15 Feb 1893 in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland. Stephen was the son of Caleb Bonsal and Sarah Dawley Stephen married Frances Land "Fannie" LEIGH about 1855. Frances was born 27 Jan 1836. She died 13 Jun 1891 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. They had the following children: 2 F i. Sarah Leigh "Sally" BONSAL was born 14 Jun 1856. She died 26 Mar 1906. Sarah married Thomas Meredith JENKINS about 1876. Thomas was born 18 Jul 1855. He died 14 May 1890. 3 M ii. Caleb BONSAL was born about 1858. + 4 F iii. Frances Leigh BONSAL was born Aug 1860 and died May 1926. + 5 M iv. Leigh BONSAL was born 4 Jul 1862 and died 7 Apr 1940. + 6 M v. Stephen Jr. BONSAL News Corr. was born 24 Mar 1865 and died 8 Jun 1951. Picture of Stephen Bonsal, Jr. 7 M vi. Williamson BONSAL was born 14 Dec 1866. He died as a child. + 8 M vii. William Roscoe BONSAL was born 11 Sep 1868 and died 1933. + 9 F viii. Virginia Purviance BONSAL was born 3 Dec 1869 and died 12 Jul 1955. 10 M ix. Frank Adair BONSAL Sr was born 2 Jul 1871. He died 28 Oct 1924. Frank married Ellinor Donnell STEWART, daughter of Charles Morton STEWART and Josephine LURMAN, on 1903. 11 F x. Eliza Anita BONSAL was born 22 Jan 1873. She died as a child. 12 M xi. James Pembroke BONSAL was born 7 May 1876. He died 16 Mar 1922 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland and was buried in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. 13 F xii. Louise Willoughby BONSAL was born November 1877. Louise married Wyndham R. MAYO. 14 F xiii. Mabel BONSAL was born 1878. Mabel married Joshua B. HOLDEN. 15 M xiv. John Purviance BONSAL was born 30 Jul 1880. He died 10 Nov 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland. Second Generation 4. Frances Leigh BONSAL (Stephen) was born Aug 1860 in Norfolk, Virginia. She died May 1926. Frances married Walter Booth BROOKS, son of Walter Booth BROOKS and Caroline COLE, on Dec 1883. Walter was born 13 Nov 1857. He died 13 Nov 1935. They had the following children: 16 M i. Walter B. BROOKS was born 27 Nov 1884. Walter married Louise CROMWELL. 17 M ii. Stephen Bonsal BROOKS was born May 1888. He died 1959. Stephen married Priscilla BOHLEN. 18 F iii. Frances Leigh BROOKS was born Oct 1890. Frances married John G. THOMAS. 5. Leigh BONSAL (Stephen) was born 4 Jul 1862 in Norfolk, Virginia. He died 7 Apr 1940 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland and was buried April 1940 in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. Leigh married Mary Camilla PLEASANTS, daughter of Jacob Hall PLEASANTS and Margaretta BIGGS, on 16 Oct 1890. Mary was born 30 Nov 1864. She died 3 Jul 1953 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. They had the following children: 19 M i. Leigh Jr. BONSAL was born 1 Jul 1893. He died 10 Oct 1973 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland and was buried in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. Leigh married Edith L. BRANNAN, daughter of John BRANNAN and Marge GOSNELL. Edith was born 24 Dec 1894. She died 2 Jul 1969 in Union Mem'l Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. 20 F ii. Mary BONSAL died 1 Dec 1894 and was buried in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. 21 M iii. Hugle BONSAL died 1 Dec 1894 and was buried in GreenMount Cem., Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. 22 F iv. Frances B. BONSAL was born 1898. Frances married Mr. WING. 23 M v. Hall Pleasants BONSAL was born 6 Jun 1900. He died 4 May 1942 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland and was buried in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. 24 F vi. Evelyn B. (Pleasants?) BONSAL was born 4 Feb 1910. She died 5 Jul 1954 in Baltimore, Maryland and was buried in Bonsal plot #97, Area Y, Green Mount, Cemetery. Evelyn married W. Howard WIGHT. + 25 F vii. Margaretta BONSAL was born 1891 and died 1921. + 26 F viii. Camilla B. "Minna" BONSAL died before 1952. 6. Stephen Jr. BONSAL News Corr. (Stephen) was born 24 Mar 1865 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. He died 8 Jun 1951 in Georgetown, D.C.. Stephen married (1) Henrietta Fairfax MORRIS, daughter of Gouverneur MORRIS Novelist,. Henrietta died 16 Jul 1955 in Washington, D.C.. They had the following children: 27 M i. Phillip Wilson BONSAL The Ambassador was born 1903. He died 1995. 28 M ii. Richard BONSAL was born in of Charles County, Maryland. 29 M iii. Dudley Baldwin BONSAL was born 6 Oct 1906. Stephen also married (2) Daisy HAYDEN. They had the following children: 30 M iv. Hayden BONSALL. 31 M v. Stephen BONSAL. 8. William Roscoe BONSAL (Stephen) was born 11 Sep 1868. He died 1933. Ahnentafel Chart for William Roscoe BONSAL William married Mary Minturn POTTER. They had the following children: 32 M i. William Roscoe BONSAL Jr. was born 1901. He died 1979. 33 F ii. Edith Minturn BONSAL was born 1902. She died 1973. Edith married Walden PELL II. 34 M iii. Warwick Potter BONSAL was born 1905. He died 1956. 9. Virginia Purviance BONSAL (Stephen) was born 3 Dec 1869. She died 12 Jul 1955. Virginia married Miles WHITE, son of Francis WHITE and Jane JANNEY, on 23 Apr 1890. Miles was born 17 Jan 1856. He died 5 Jul 1938. They had the following children: 35 M i. Stephen Bonsal WHITE was born Jan 1891. He died 30 Jun 1935. 36 M ii. Francis WHITE was born 4 Mar 1892. 37 F iii. Sarah WHITE died 1925. Third Generation 25. Margaretta BONSAL (Leigh, Stephen) was born 1891. She died 1921. Margaretta married William Wallace LANAHAN. They had the following children: 38 M i. Wl. Wallace LANAHAN. 39 M ii. S. Jackson LANAHAN. 26. Camilla B. "Minna" BONSAL (Leigh, Stephen) died before 1952. Camilla married Fred SEGGERMAN. They had the following children: 40 F i. Eleanor SEGGERMAN was born about 1920. Eleanor married Mr. CAMPBELL. 41 M ii. F. Bonsal SEGGERMAN was born about 1920. + 42 F iii. Ann SEGGERMAN was born about 1920. Fourth Generation 42. Ann SEGGERMAN (Camilla B. "Minna" BONSAL, Leigh, Stephen) was born about 1920. Ann married Mr. WEINER. They had the following children: 43 F i. Ann Seggerman WEINER. Appendix A - Notes 1. Stephen BONSAL !CENSUS: 1860 Norfolk County, Virginia City of Norfolk p6 Bonsal, Stephen 29 m Merchant $2500. $600 VA Fanny L 24 f Sally 4 f Calb 2 m Gallagher, Maryh 36 f Ire !SOURCE: "Ancestral Records and Portraits" Vol II, The Grafon Press,NY Gen 929.2 p780 XLV-BONSALL. ...Their son was Stephen Bonsal. (A full account of the Bonsall family in this country has been compiled by Spencer Bonsall of Philadelphia. See Penn. Hist. So.) 1S. Frances Land "Fannie" LEIGH !CENSUS: 1860 Norfolk County, Virginia City of Norfolk p6 Bonsal, Fanny L 24 f 2. Sarah Leigh "Sally" BONSAL CENSUS: 1860 Norfolk County, Virginia City of Norfolk p6 Bonsal, Sally 4 f 2S. Thomas Meredith JENKINS ..No issue 3. Caleb BONSAL CENSUS: 1860 Norfolk County, Virginia City of Norfolk p6 Bonsal, Caleb 2 m 5. Leigh BONSAL "!Tercentenary History of Maryland" p967. Although he was born in Norfolk, Va, 4 Jul 1862, Leigh Bonsal, ...he traced his lineage bakc to Richard Bonsal who came to Philadelphia in 1682 (the year William Penn settled in this country), from the village of Bonsal, in Derbyshire, Eng, and acquired a tract of some three hudnred acres of land that are now within the limits of the Quaker city. ..he established a legal practice ...that continued for over thirty-five years. 5S. Mary Camilla PLEASANTS Residence at time of death, Mercy Villa, Baltimore,MD 6. Stephen Jr. BONSAL News Corr. !"WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA" The A.N. Marquis Company, Chicago, Ill Vol23 1944-1945 ...educated at St. Paul's Sch. Concord, N.H., also studied Heidelberg, Bonn & Vienna; m. Henrietta Fairfax Morris, March 1900. Was special correspondent f the New York Herald in the Bulgarian Servian War,1885, etc....... Pulitizer Prize.1919. 7. Williamson BONSAL .. birth recorded in St. Paul's Parish Register, Baltimore. 19S. Edith L. BRANNAN Her tombstone give her dates of birth and death, show tht her father was John Brannan, her mother was Marge Gosnell, and that she was the wife of Leigh Bonsal, Jr. The Address of 602 E. 30th St. was where she resided at the time of her death, which is different from where her husband was living at the time of his death. (Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 Ed.3, Social Security Records: U.S., Death Benefit Records, Surnames Begining with B, Date of Import: Nov 15, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.111.3.23001.110) 23. Hall Pleasants BONSAL Death date 4 May 1942 or 3 Sep 1942 ???? 27. Phillip Wilson BONSAL The Ambassador Phillip Wilson Bonsal was the last US Ambassador to Cuba. Phillip, who died just las year at the age of 93, also wrote a book about his experiences. Index Name ID Generation BOHLEN, Priscilla 17S 3 BONSAL, Caleb 3 2 BONSAL, Camilla B. "Minna" 26 3 BONSAL, Dudley Baldwin 29 3 BONSAL, Edith Minturn 33 3 BONSAL, Eliza Anita 11 2 BONSAL, Evelyn B. (Pleasants?) 24 3 BONSAL, Frances B. 22 3 BONSAL, Frances Leigh 4 2 BONSAL, Frank Adair Sr 10 2 BONSAL, Hall Pleasants 23 3 BONSAL, Hugle 21 3 BONSAL, James Pembroke 12 2 BONSAL, John Purviance 15 2 BONSAL, Leigh 5 2 BONSAL, Leigh Jr. 19 3 BONSAL, Louise Willoughby 13 2 BONSAL, Mabel 14 2 BONSAL, Margaretta 25 3 BONSAL, Mary 20 3 BONSAL, Phillip Wilson The Ambassador 27 3 BONSAL, Richard 28 3 BONSAL, Sarah Leigh "Sally" 2 2 BONSAL, Stephen 1 1 BONSAL, Stephen 31 3 BONSAL, Stephen Jr. News Corr. 6 2 BONSAL, Virginia Purviance 9 2 BONSAL, Warwick Potter 34 3 BONSAL, William Roscoe Jr. 32 3 BONSAL, William Roscoe 8 2 BONSAL, Williamson 7 2 BONSALL, Hayden 30 3 BRANNAN, Edith L. 19S 3 BROOKS, Frances Leigh 18 3 BROOKS, Stephen Bonsal 17 3 BROOKS, Walter B. 16 3 BROOKS, Walter Booth 4S 2 CAMPBELL, Mr. 40S 4 CROMWELL, Louise 16S 3 HAYDEN, Daisy 6S 2 HOLDEN, Joshua B. 14S 2 JENKINS, Thomas Meredith 2S 2 LANAHAN, S. Jackson 39 4 LANAHAN, William Wallace 25S 3 LANAHAN, Wl. Wallace 38 4 LEIGH, Frances Land "Fannie" 1S 1 MAYO, Wyndham R. 13S 2 MORRIS, Henrietta Fairfax 6S 2 PELL, Walden II 33S 3 PLEASANTS, Mary Camilla 5S 2 POTTER, Mary Minturn 8S 2 SEGGERMAN, Ann 42 4 SEGGERMAN, Eleanor 40 4 SEGGERMAN, F. Bonsal 41 4 SEGGERMAN, Fred 26S 3 STEWART, Ellinor Donnell 10S 2 THOMAS, John G. 18S 3 WEINER, Ann Seggerman 43 5 WEINER, Mr. 42S 4 WHITE, Francis 36 3 WHITE, Miles 9S 2 WHITE, Sarah 37 3 WHITE, Stephen Bonsal 35 3 WIGHT, W. Howard 24S 3 WING, Mr. 22S 3
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