Harriet Eleanor Bond

Brief Life History of Harriet Eleanor

When Harriet Eleanor Bond was born on 29 September 1906, in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Harold Lewis Bond, was 39 and her mother, Harriet Eliza Case, was 39. She lived in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920. She died on 21 January 2002, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 95.

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Frederick Howell
Harriet Eleanor Bond

Sources (7)

  • Harriet E Bond in household of Harold L Bond, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harriet E. Bond, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
  • Mrs Fred Howell in entry for Mr Harold Lewis Bond, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

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.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: status name for a peasant farmer or husbandman, Middle English bond(e), bounde, occasionally bande ‘bondman, customary tenant, serf’ (Old English bonda, bunda, reinforced by Old Norse bóndi). The Old Norse word was also in use as a personal name (Old Norse Bóndi, Bondi, Bundi, Bonde, borrowed as late Old English Bonda), and this has given rise to other English and Scandinavian surnames alongside those originating as status names, such as the Middle English personal name Bonde. The status of the peasant farmer fluctuated considerably during the Middle Ages; moreover, the underlying ancient Germanic word is of disputed origin and meaning. Among ancient Germanic peoples who settled to an agricultural life, the term came to signify a farmer holding lands from, and bound by loyalty to, a lord; from this developed the sense of a free landholder as opposed to a serf. In England after the Norman Conquest the word sank in status and became associated with the notion of bound servitude. The name can also be a variant of Band .

Swedish: variant of Bonde .

In some cases also an American shortened form of Ukrainian Bondarenko and possibly also of some other surname beginning with Bond-.

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

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