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The Bonham Ranch is located on the west side of the [[Smoke Creek Desert]] within the [[Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe | Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation]], so day use permits are required.  [[Sand Pass]] is to the south [[Deep Hole]] is to the north.
The Bonham Ranch is located on the west side of the [[Smoke Creek Desert]] within the [[Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe | Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation]], so day use permits are required.  [[Sand Pass]] is to the south, [[Laird Spring]] is to the north.


The ranch was owned by the Bonham family starting in 1887.<ref name="NevadaTheSilverState">[https://books.google.com/books?ei=ydt0VaaMKpeKoQS7l4E4&id=f9gjAQAAIAAJ&dq=nevada%2C+the+silver+state+-+volume+2&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=Bonham Nevada: The Silver State]," vol. 2, p. 859, Western States Historical Publishers, 1970.  Includes picture of the ranch on p. 858.</ref>
Rolland Bonham (d. 1952) operated stage stops in the area: [[Twenty Mile House]], [[Sheepshead | Sheep's Head Station]], [[Round Hole | Round Hole Station]].  He bought the Round Hole Station and established a cattle operation.<ref name="NevadaTheSilverState"/>
Florence Drew was a telegraph operator at [[Sand Pass]] and married Rolland Bonham.  In 1970, their son, Jack F. Bonham (b. 1922), was reported as living at the ranch.
== References ==
== References ==
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== Remote Resources ==
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis/web_query.GetDetail?tab=Y&id=838968 GNIS for Bonham Ranch]
* John C. Evanoff, "[http://visitreno.com/evanoff/feb-07.php Deep Hole and Sand Pass]," February, 2007. Bonham Ranch was a stage stop.
* John C. Evanoff, "[http://visitreno.com/evanoff/feb-07.php Deep Hole and Sand Pass]," February, 2007. Bonham Ranch was a stage stop.
* [http://museums.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=477&Itemid=462 Nevada Historical Society Photography Collection], Photos: WA05913 "Bonham Ranch".
* [http://museums.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=477&Itemid=462 Nevada Historical Society Photography Collection], Photos: WA05913 "Bonham Ranch".
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* Jeffrey D. Johnson, "[http://www.juliacbulette.com/?p=108 Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #32]" (2011).  A good description of Bonham Ranch, reproduced as [http://blackrockdesert.org/friends/metric/ecv-history-smoke-creek-desert An ECV History of the Smoke Creek Desert]
* Jeffrey D. Johnson, "[http://www.juliacbulette.com/?p=108 Julia’s Unequivocal Nevada Klampout #32]" (2011).  A good description of Bonham Ranch, reproduced as [http://blackrockdesert.org/friends/metric/ecv-history-smoke-creek-desert An ECV History of the Smoke Creek Desert]
* A.J. Liebling, "The Mustang Hunters," The New Yorker, April 3, 1954 and April 10, 1954.  The articles are about Hugh Marchbank and Bill Garaventa gathering [[Horses | horses]] for slaughter.  Garaventa's plane is stored at the Bonham Ranch.
* A.J. Liebling, "The Mustang Hunters," The New Yorker, April 3, 1954 and April 10, 1954.  The articles are about Hugh Marchbank and Bill Garaventa gathering [[Horses | horses]] for slaughter.  Garaventa's plane is stored at the Bonham Ranch.
* Peggy Trego, "[https://archive.org/stream/Desert-Magazine-1960-11#page/n35/mode/2up/search/Stanley The 40 Wilderness Miles North of Gerlach, Nevada]," Desert Magazine, p. 36, November 1960. Garaventa's plane is stored at one of the ranches along the [[Smoke Creek Desert]].
* http://tomgreenphotography.com/thebonhamranch.html - photos and history
* http://tomgreenphotography.com/thebonhamranch.html - photos and history
* Bonham School is located near Flanagan
* Bonham School is located near [[Flanigan]].
** [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis/web_query.GetDetail?tab=Y&id=1331046 GNIS for Bonham School]
** [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis/web_query.GetDetail?tab=Y&id=1331046 GNIS for Bonham School]
** [http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NV/Washoe/1936/Pages.asp?Page=013 Washoe County, Nevada 1936 Tax List Page 013 Bonham School]  
** [http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NV/Washoe/1936/Pages.asp?Page=013 Washoe County, Nevada 1936 Tax List Page 013 Bonham School]  
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** [http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NV/Washoe/1936/Pages.asp?Page=014 Washoe County, Nevada 1936 Tax List Page 014 Bonham School]
** [http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NV/Washoe/1936/Pages.asp?Page=014 Washoe County, Nevada 1936 Tax List Page 014 Bonham School]
*** Little, Lohman, Mahoney, Maltry, Manvel, Marvin, Matley, McKay, McKenzie, McKinley, McMillan, Molcan, Nachbauer, Newton, O'Keefe, O'Neil, Page, Phillips, Rees, Rhodes, Richards, Riordan, Rode, Ross, Rossier, Rule, Smith, Stallings, Stevens, Strode, Stuarte, Sturgis, Sutherland, Symonds, Tobin, Tomey, Ulrich, Waymere, Weber, Weesner, Wharff, Williams, Winchell, Wood, Younger
*** Little, Lohman, Mahoney, Maltry, Manvel, Marvin, Matley, McKay, McKenzie, McKinley, McMillan, Molcan, Nachbauer, Newton, O'Keefe, O'Neil, Page, Phillips, Rees, Rhodes, Richards, Riordan, Rode, Ross, Rossier, Rule, Smith, Stallings, Stevens, Strode, Stuarte, Sturgis, Sutherland, Symonds, Tobin, Tomey, Ulrich, Waymere, Weber, Weesner, Wharff, Williams, Winchell, Wood, Younger
* Sheepshead 20 miles north of [[Sand Pass]]
* [[Sheepshead]] 20 miles north of [[Sand Pass]]
** [http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NV/Reno/1920/Pages.asp?Page=234 Reno, Washoe Cty, Nevada 1920-21 City Directory Page 234] Lists Bonham Bros. and Bonham, Maud (milloner) along with others.
** [http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NV/Reno/1920/Pages.asp?Page=234 Reno, Washoe Cty, Nevada 1920-21 City Directory Page 234] Lists Bonham Bros. and Bonham, Maud (milliner) along with others.
 


* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123373798 John Francis Bonham] (Find-a-grave) b. 1839, d. 1895.  Includes obit.
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123373798 John Francis Bonham] (Find-a-grave) b. 1839, d. 1895.  Includes obit.
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123371496 Martha Sutcliff Bonham/Ross] (Find-a-grave) b. 1852, d. 1950.  Includes obit.
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123371496 Martha Sutcliff Bonham/Ross] (Find-a-grave) b. 1852, d. 1950.  Includes obit.


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Latest revision as of 21:21, 13 August 2018

The Bonham Ranch is located on the west side of the Smoke Creek Desert within the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation, so day use permits are required. Sand Pass is to the south, Laird Spring is to the north.

The ranch was owned by the Bonham family starting in 1887.[1]

Rolland Bonham (d. 1952) operated stage stops in the area: Twenty Mile House, Sheep's Head Station, Round Hole Station. He bought the Round Hole Station and established a cattle operation.[1]

Florence Drew was a telegraph operator at Sand Pass and married Rolland Bonham. In 1970, their son, Jack F. Bonham (b. 1922), was reported as living at the ranch.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nevada: The Silver State," vol. 2, p. 859, Western States Historical Publishers, 1970. Includes picture of the ranch on p. 858.

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