Frida Bonn

18 September 1892–
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frida

When Frida Bonn was born on 18 September 1892, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Bonn, was 28 and her mother, Clara Cecilia Krüger, was 23.

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Benjamin Franklin Bonn
Clara Cecilia Krüger
Joseph Bonn
Harry Vincent Bonn
Frida Bonn
Margaret Mary Bonn
John Bonn
Charles Emil Bonn

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World Events (3)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Bone 1.2 German: variant of Bonitz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frida Bonn, "Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915"
  • Frida Bonn, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Frida Bonn, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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