Mrs Brona Zeps

Female1894–1960

Brief Life History of Brona

Mrs Brona Zeps was born in 1894, in Latgale, Latvia. She had at least 1 daughter. She died in 1960, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66.

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Mrs Brona Zeps
1894–1960
Mrs. Ieva Zeps
1932–2004

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    World Events (3)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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 4

    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.

    1903 · Ford Motor Company

    Age 9

    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

    Name Meaning

    German: probably a variant of Zapp .

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

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