Wilhelmina Krohn

August 1877–
Pentwater, Oceana, Michigan, United States

The Life of Wilhelmina

When Wilhelmina Krohn was born in August 1877, her father, Henry Krohn, was 37 and her mother, Minnie, was 36. She married Henry Penn Chase on 14 March 1904, in Pentwater, Oceana, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pentwater, Oceana, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Henry Penn Chase
1877–1938
Wilhelmina Krohn
1877–
Marriage: 14 March 1904
Florence R Chase
1906–
Ruth Chase
1906–
Phyllis Amanda Chase
1907–1908
Doris Chase
1909–
Marjorie Chase
1912–
Everett Chase
1914–
Ralph Milton Chase
1916–

Spouse and Children

    Henry Penn Chase

    Male1877–1938Male

    Female1877–Female

MARRIAGE
14 March 1904
Pentwater, Oceana, Michigan, United States
children

(7)

    Florence R Chase

    Female1906–Female

    Ruth Chase

    Female1906–Female

    Female1907–1908Female

    Doris Chase

    Female1909–Female

    Marjorie Chase

    Female1912–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Krohn

    Male1840–Male

    Minnie

    Female1841–Female

siblings

(3)

    William Krohn

    Male1874–Male

    Charles Krohn

    Male1875–Male

    Female1877–Female

World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Kröhn): nickname for a tall, thin person with long legs, from Middle High German krān, krōn ‘crane’. Compare Krahn .2 German: from an old personal name based on Old High German gruoni ‘green’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Williamena Krohn in household of Henry Krohn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie E Krohn in household of Henry Krohn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Willhelmina Chase in household of Henry P Chase, "United States Census, 1930"

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