When did Bond arrive?
Ellen Mariner Bond was the first of ten children of Rev. Elias Bond, 1813 – 1896, b. Hallowell, Maine, and Ellen Mariner Howell Bond, 1817 – 1881, b. Portland Maine. Ellen’s parents, Elias and Ellen Bond sailed from Boston November 14, 1840 aboard the Gloucester, Captain Esterbrook and arrived in Honolulu May 21, 1841. The Bonds were stationed at Kohala, where they lived for 55 years. Rev. Bond founded a Select Boys’ Boarding School in 1842, which merged in 1878 with the first Government English School in the district of Ainakea. In 1874 he founded the Kohala (Mauna Oliva) Girls’ School in 1874. In 1861 he began the Kohala Sugar Plantation. Ellen Mariner Bond married James Bicknell (19).