An American Family History

Sarah Bonham Batey

Estate inventories give us a glance into the home life of Colonial Americans.

Sarah Bonham Batey was born in Maidenhead, Hunterdon County, (now Lawrence, Mercer County), New Jersey about 1742. Her father was Amariah Bonham.

In 1802 she was mentioned in her father's will as Sarah Batey.

Beattie, Beaty, Baity, Baty Bayty, Beady, Beatey, Beatie, Beatty

Hunterdon County was originally part of Burlington County, West Jersey. It was set off from Burlington County on March 11, 1714. It included Amwell, Hopewell, and Maidenhead Townships.

Children of Amariah Bonham
  • Christian Bonham Fox
  • Rebecca Bonham Johnson
  • Jeriah Bonham
  • Peter Bonham
  • Sarah Bonham Batey
  • Jacob Bonham

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