Alma Daehn

6 September 1879–26 June 1961 (Age 81)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Alma

When Alma Daehn was born on 6 September 1879, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Friedrich William Daehn, was 21 and her mother, Bertha M Freiwald, was 21. She married Henry Charles Thone on 25 September 1898, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 26 June 1961, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Charles Thone
Alma Daehn
Marriage: 25 September 1898
Idmond A Thone
Jeanett Thone

Spouse and Children

    Henry Charles Thone



25 September 1898
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States


    Idmond A Thone


    Jeanett Thone


Parents and Siblings

    Friedrich William Daehn


    Bertha M Freiwald





    Flora Daehn


    Emil I Daehn


    John Daehn


    William Freiwald Daehn


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 22

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

North German (also Dähn): variant of Dehn 3.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Alma Thone in household of Henry C Thone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alma Daehn in household of Fred'K Daehn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alma Thone in entry for Henry Charles Thone, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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