Katherina Ophelia Donahue

25 September 1886–8 May 1979 (Age 92)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Katherina Ophelia

Katherina Ophelia Donahue was born on 25 September 1886, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Charles Wallace Oliver. She lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 May 1979, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Tukwila, King, Washington, United States.

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Charles Wallace Oliver
Katherina Ophelia Donahue
Daniel Kay Oliver
Ruth May Oliver
Charles William Oliver Sr
Dorothy Oliver

Spouse and Children



    Daniel Kay Oliver


    Ruth May Oliver


    Charles William Oliver Sr


    Dorothy Oliver


World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 3

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’, a personal name (sometimes Anglicized as Duncan in Scotland), composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kate Oliver in household of Charles W Oliver, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Katie O Oliver in household of Charles W Oliver, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kathryn Donahue in entry for Chas W Oliver and Daisy Thurman, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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