Ancestors and Descendents of D&P Mendheim


William Bunnell 1, 2 was born 3 in Cheshire, England. He married Ann Wilmot in 1640.

The Bunnell family dates back Normandy, France, where they were calledLa Bunnells. When they came to England is not known, but a Bunnellhistorian visited England from Connecticut many years ago, and tracedthe familyback to the eleventh century, when William La Bunnell cameto England from Normandy as aide-de-camp on the staff of William theConqueror in 1066. Their coat-of-arms is still preserved, but theFrench La was dropped. The ancestry is traced from three brothers,William (mentioned below), Solomon and Benjamin, who came fromCheshire, England, in 1638, and settled at New Haven, Connecticut.When the first census was taken in 1790 in the Thirteen Colonies,there were Bunnells recorded in every state, and their descendants arewidespread. Beginning with the first at New Haven, historians wrote ofthem as "being without exception men of character and piety, who usedevery opportunity to promote education and religion, and were thefirst in all history to adopt a written constitution and to refusecompensation for public service."

William Bunnell, the immigrant ancestor, came with his brothersSolomon and Benjamin from Cheshire, England, in 1638, and settled inNew Haven, Connecticut, where he married, in 1640, Anna, daughter ofBenjamin Wilmot.

Ann Wilmot.Ann married William Bunnell in 1640.

They had the following children:

  M i Benjamin Bunnell was born in 1642. He died on 12 Mar 1696.
  F ii Lydia Bunnell was born in 1644.
  M iii Nathaniel Bunnell.
  F iv Mary Bunnell.
  M v Ebenezer Bunnell.

Roman Bump.Roman married Mary E. Bunnell.

Mary E. Bunnell [Parents] was born 1 in 1844 in Pennsylvania. She married Roman Bump.


Charles Wesley Sutton was born on 7 Apr 1877. He died on 26 Aug 1911 in Bethany, Wayne, Pennsylvania. He married Augusta E. LaVo.

Augusta E. LaVo [Parents] was born 1 in Apr 1876 in Pennsylvania. She married Charles Wesley Sutton.

They had the following children:

  M i Vincent Keith Sutton was born in 1909 in Bethany, Wayne, Pennsylvania.
  F ii Kathleen Augusta Sutton was born about 1910 in Bethany, Wayne, Pennsylvania.

John P Martin.John married Geneieve Palmer.

Geneieve Palmer [Parents] was born 1 in 1866 in Illinois. She married John P Martin.

They had the following children:

  M i Chester E Martin was born in 1890.
  M ii Glenn Martin was born in 1897.
  M iii Kenneth Martin was born in 1905.
  F iv Dorthy Martin was born in 1907.

Soloman Bunnell [Parents] was born on 21 Jul 1792. He died on 22 May 1874. He married Eleanor Pace.

Eleanor Pace.Eleanor married Soloman Bunnell.


John L Barton [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 was born 7 on 11 Feb 1875 in Texas. He died before 1951. He married Addie LaVo on 11 Feb 1896 in Denison, Grayson, Texas.

Addie LaVo [Parents] was born 1 in May 1872 in Pennsylvania. She died after 1951. She married John L Barton on 11 Feb 1896 in Denison, Grayson, Texas.

They had the following children:

  M i John Barton 1, 2 was born 3 in Feb 1897 in Pennsylvania.
  F ii Dorcas Barton 1, 2 was born 3 in Nov 1899 in Pennsylvania.
  F iii Helen Barton 1 was born 2 in 1903 in Pennsylvania.
  F iv Isabel Barton 1 was born 2 in 1906 in Pennsylvania.
  F v Beatrice M Barton 1 was born 2 in 1910 in Pennsylvania.
  M vi Fred K Barton 1 was born 2 in 1914 in Pennsylvania.

John T Barton was born about 1835 in Alabama. He married Allis Barton.

Allis Barton was born about 1847 in Arkansas. She married John T Barton.

They had the following children:

  M i John L Barton was born on 11 Feb 1875. He died before 1951.
  F ii Ally Barton was born in Aug 1881.

Unknown. married Deborah Spooner.

Deborah Spooner [Parents] was born 1 about 1819 in Screven County, Georgia. She died in 1860/1866. She married Unknown.

Deborah was the child of Zoath and Nancy Spooner. Deborah was bornaround 1819 Screven County, Georgia. It appears she had one child(John Hezehiak Spooner) out of wedlock and was living with Zoath in1850 along with son John in Decatur County Georgia. In 1860 she was inColumbia, Alabama living with John H. and his family but not in the1866 Alabama census. Assume Deborah died between 1860-1866.

They had the following children:

  M i John Hezekiah Spooner was born on 15 Apr 1836. He died on 4 Oct 1919.

John Hezekiah Spooner [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 15 Apr 1836 in Screven County, Georgia. He died 3, 4 on 4 Oct 1919 in Henry County Alabama - buried Old Pleasant Plains Cemetery Columbia, Alabama. He was buried 5 in Headland, Henry County, Alabama, USA. He married Narcissis Josephine Love in 1904.

Other marriages:
Riley, Esther
Kirkland, Martha Jane

John H. Spooner was born in Screven County, Georgia on April 15, 1836.When he was 14 he was in Decatur County, Georgia living with hisgrandfather, mother and aunts & uncles. John apparently movednorthwest and across the state line to Columbia, Henry County, Alabamaby the time he was 20. He was farming there and he married EstherRiley in 1857. John and Esther had 3 children (one of which was JohnDavis Spooner) by the time Esther died in 1871. John enlisted in 1863to the CSA as a private in Company E of the Alabama 6th Calvary atChina Grove, Alabama. He was injured in the battle of Spanish Fort,discharged in 1865, and subsequently received a Confederate pensionfor his efforts (which was paid through 1940 when his last wife died).He was married two other times; to Martha Jane Kirkland in 1871 untilher death in 1904 then to John Jefferson Creel's widow NarsisJosephine Love in 1904.

John H spooner was given a homestead land grant patent of 160 acres inHenry County, Alabama on July 1, 1875 (became part of Houston Countyin 1903) where he lived until his death.

Narcissis Josephine Love was born on 18 May 1853 in Alabama. She died on 9 Feb 1940 in Buried at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama. She married John Hezekiah Spooner in 1904.

Other marriages:
Creel, John Jefferson


John Jefferson Creel was born in 1851 in Florida. He died on 18 Dec 1887 in Buried at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama. He married Narcissis Josephine Love.

Narcissis Josephine Love was born on 18 May 1853 in Alabama. She died on 9 Feb 1940 in Buried at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama. She married John Jefferson Creel.

Other marriages:
Spooner, John Hezekiah

They had the following children:

  M i Georgie Ellis Creel was born in 1878.
  F ii Vallie El Zadie Creel was born in 1880.
  M iii Archie Versey Creel was born in 1884.
  M iv Levi Jefferson Creel was born in 1887.

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