Katherina Ophelia Donahue

Brief Life History of Katherina Ophelia

When Katherina Ophelia Donahue was born on 25 September 1886, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, James Thomas Donahue, was 36 and her mother, Mary Agnes Ryan, was 31. She married Charles Wallace Oliver on 15 July 1911, in Kootenai, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Seattle Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 8 May 1979, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Riverton Crest Cemetery, Riverton, Tukwila, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wallace Oliver
Katherina Ophelia Donahue
Marriage: 15 July 1911
Daniel Kay Oliver
Ruth May Oliver
Charles William Oliver Sr
Dorothy Mary Amanda Oliver

Sources (20)

  • Catherine Miles in household of John Miles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catherine Donoghue, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Catherine O Donahue, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.


Historical Boundaries 1904: King, Washington, United States

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Aidan, Siobhan, Aileen, Conan, Fidelma, John Patrick, Kieran, Parnell.

Irish: shortened 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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