Bonita Etta Campbell

16 February 1913–13 April 2002 (Age 89)
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bonita Etta

When Bonita Etta Campbell was born on 16 February 1913, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, her father, Harry Elton Campbell, was 23 and her mother, Alvena Jennie Bohn, was 23. She lived in Avon Park, Broward, Florida, United States in 1990 and Sebring, Highlands, Florida, United States for about 1 years. She died on 13 April 2002, in Avon Park, Highlands, Florida, United States, at the age of 89.

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Ralph Eugene Heasley
Bonita Etta Campbell

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World Events (8)

1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 1

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

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  • Bonita E Heasley in household of Ralph E Heasley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bonita Campbell in household of Harry Campbell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bonita Campbell in household of Harry E Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"

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