Louise Bonhag

about 1877–1964 (Age 87)
New York, United States

The Life of Louise

When Louise Bonhag was born about 1877, in New York, United States, her father, William Friedrich Bonhag, was 26 and her mother, Marie Kolm, was 28. She lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States for about 5 years and The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. She died in 1964, in Princeton Township, Somerset, New Jersey, British Colonial America, at the age of 87.

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William Friedrich Bonhag
Marie Kolm
Dora Bonhag
Louise Bonhag
William Bonhag
George V. Bonhag

Parents and Siblings

    William Friedrich Bonhag


    Marie Kolm




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1. English: nickname from Old French bon homme (Latin bonus homo). This had two senses relevant to surname formation; partly it had the literal meaning ‘good man’, and partly it came to mean ‘peasant farmer’. 2. Americanized form of French Bonhomme .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louise Bownhay in household of William Bownhay, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louise M Bonhag in household of George B Bonhag, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louise M Bonhag in household of Nathan Rothenberg, "New York State Census, 1905"

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