Anna Maria Swinton Bonneau was born Aug. 28, 1799 in Charleston, South Carolina. She was the daughter of Hugh Swinton, Jr. and his wife, Ann Jane Bruce Scott. About 1820 Anna Maria married William Henry Bonneau in Charleston, SC. William Henry Bonneau was the son of Arnoldus Bonneau and Mary Maybank. Later Anna Maria and William Henry moved to Lowndes County, Alabama. Anna Maria died Nov. 21, 1863 in Selma, Alabama. William Henry and Anna Maria Bonneau were the parents of 14 children: William Henry,Jr, Mary Jane, Caroline Elizabeth, Anna Maria, Richard Vanderhorst, Edwin Alonzo, John Bruce, Susan Matilda, Hugh Swinton, Sarah Adaline, Esther Maybank, Peter Maybank, Arnoldus E, and Octavius.