Augustana Seniors Fall 1885 (Class of 1886)


FYI 102: Practical Genealogy

Document Type

Student Paper

Publication Date

Spring 5-20-2022


Education | Genealogy | History

Description, Abstract, or Artist's Statement

Frans August Bonander was a senior at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, in the fall of 1885. His name appears in the college catalog of 1885 – 1886, along with his birthplace, the year of his birth, and a few other facts. Augustana Special Collections and the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center provided valuable additional information. This paper contains a short biography of Frans, a report on his ancestors, a report on his descendants, and some open questions for further research.

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