Vera M. Bohner

4 July 1901–14 December 1995 (Age 94)
Concord, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life of Vera M.

When Vera M. Bohner was born on 4 July 1901, her father, Melvin Bohner, was 23 and her mother, Jessie Rose, was 20. She married Charles William Rininger on 8 March 1921, in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. She lived in Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Adrian, Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 14 December 1995, at the age of 94.

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Charles William Rininger
Vera M. Bohner
Marriage: 8 March 1921

Spouse and Children

8 March 1921
Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Chester M Bohner


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 2

"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."

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 South German: variant spelling of Boner 2 ‘bean grower’.2 German (Böhner): topographic name for someone who lived in a loft ( see Boehner ).3 Swedish (Bohnér): ornamental name from bo ‘farm’, ‘dwelling’ + the suffix -ner.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera M Reininger in household of Charles Reininger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vera Rininger in household of Charles W Rininger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vera M Bohner in household of Melvin R Bohner, "United States Census, 1910"

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