History of Bonaparte

Compiled by The Van Buren County Historical Society, 1967

Errors in Original Publications

Page 4 - History of Bonaparte

According to local historian Andy Reddick, population figures given should have been recorded as for those of the entire Bonaparte Township and not for the city of Bonaparte as the text suggests. The population of the village at that time was between 600 and 700. (It was 689 in 1879)