MDSSAR Gen. William Smallwood Chapter
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Patriot: Bonifant, Samuel (2, p.36)(3)(4)(5)(6)
SAR #: P-117468 (5)
DAR #: A011970 (6)

Birth
Date: 1721 (4) June 3, 1731 (5)(6)
Location: France (6)

Marriage
Date:
Spouse: Sarah Townshend (6)
Location:
Children:

Support for American Revolution
Military Service: Private 5th Co. Lower Bn. Militia July 15, 1780. (2)(5)(6)
Public Service:
Civilian Aid:
Oath of Allegiance: March 1778 (5)(6)
Residency: Prince George's Co. MD (6)

Death
Date: Jan. 6, 1810 (4)(5)(6)(N)
Cemetery: Wolf Den Cemetery, Colesville (2)(5) Bonifant Family Cemetery, Layhill (3)(4)
Find-A-Grave #: 21503559 (4)
Headstone GPS Coordinates: N39.09087; W77.02195
Marked: By DAR Carter Braxton Chapter, date unknown (4)

Notes: Alternative surnames -- Bonnifield, Bonifante. (2)(6) Headstone reads "Died June 4, 1821, Age 84 Years" (per 9/29/13 site visit by J. Carson).

Last Updated: 9 / 30 / 2013

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