Benjamin Bonneville’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 14, 1796

Death Date

Jun 12, 1878

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jun 12, 1878



The explorer Benjamin Bonneville died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Explorer who blazed large portions of the Oregon Trail in the 1830’s. He was also a fur trapper who served as a brevet Brigadier General in the American Civil War.

He married Sue Neis and had one daughter.