Mary Catherine Bohn

29 January 1893–26 October 1988 (Age 95)
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Bohn was born on 29 January 1893, in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, her father, Milton Warnes Bohn, was 32 and her mother, Charlotte Ake, was 27. She married Constantine Lampros ZUNES on 18 September 1923, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1893. She died on 26 October 1988, at the age of 95.

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Constantine Lampros ZUNES
Mary Catherine Bohn
Marriage: 18 September 1923
Milton Constantine ZUNES
John Athas ZUNES

Spouse and Children

18 September 1923
Norfolk, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 North German: variant of Bode .2 German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of beans, from Middle High German, Middle Low German bōne ‘bean’. Beans were a staple food in the Middle Ages, especially the broad bean, Vicia faba; the green bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, was not introduced from South America until the late 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine Bohn in household of Milton W Bohn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bohn, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Child Bohn, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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