An American Family History

Hannah Bonham Lippington

The Bonhams are Mayflower descendants: Samuel Fuller, Hannah Fuller Bonham, Hezekiah Bonham, Amariah Bonham.

New Jersey's first permanent European settlement was in 1660.

Hannah Bonham Lippington was born on October 8, 1659 in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Her parents were Nicholas Bonham and Hannah Fuller.

When she was 18, she married Daniel Lippington (Lippentone, Lippentoune) on September 19, 1677. They lived in Piscataway, New Jersey and their children were born there.

Their children included:
Richard Lippington (1678, died at birth),
Dorothy Lippington (1679, died age 3),
Hannah Lippington (1681/82, died 11 months), and
Daniel Lippington (1687, died age 7).

Hannah (the mother) died on August 19 1689 when she was only 29.

Reseachers disagree about the date of Daniel, Sr.'s death. In 1697 Hezekiah held land that belonged to Daniel.

Children of Nicholas Bonham
and Hannah Fuller
  • Hannah Bonham Lippington
  • Mary Bonham Dunham
  • Elizabeth Bonham Slater
  • Sarah Bonham Fitz Randolph
  • Nicholas Bonham
  • Elijah Bonham
  • Hezekiah Bonham
  • Samuel Bonham
  • Jane Bonham
  • Priscilla Bonham Langstaff
  • Old Style Calendar
    Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.
    Barnstable, Massachusetts was settled in 1639 when Parson Joseph Hull came to Cape Cod with and his congregation from Weymouth. A little later in the year, the Reverend John Lothrop brought his Congregationalists. They incorporated as the Town of Barnstable.



    Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary New Jersey  by New Jersey Historical Society

    1697 Oct. 9. Deed. Hezekiah Bonham of Piscataway and wife Marie to Edward Jones of Woodbridge, weaver, for two lots in Piscataway, one bounded E. by John Smallie, S. W. George Drake, N. a small brook, S. Daniel Lippentoune, S. E. George Jewell; the other, 30 acres, being the remainder of the land, held by Bonham in right of Daniel Lippentone and bo’t of Zerah Higgens, N. Nicholas Bonham, S. E. George Jewell, S. W. the remaining part of the land, N. W. a brook. 561

    Piscataway Township in New Jersey was first settled in 1666 by Quakers and Baptists who had left the Puritan colony in New Hampshire.

    Colonial Maryland
    Colonial New England
    Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
    Quakers & Mennonites
    New Jersey Baptists
    German Lutherans
    Watauga Settlement
    Pennsylvania Pioneers
    Midwest Pioneers
    Jewish Immigrants

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