Marie Louise Gierke

August 1867–9 February 1927 (Age 59)

The Life Summary of Marie Louise

When Marie Louise Gierke was born in August 1867, in Germany, her father, August Gehrcke, was 32 and her mother, Henrietta Koppe, was 30. She married Wilhelm Katzenmeyer on 29 January 1883, in Ashland, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Chippewa, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Butternut, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States for about 15 years. She died on 9 February 1927, in Superior, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Burntfork Cemetery, Burntfork, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Katzenmeyer
Marie Louise Gierke
Marriage: 29 January 1883
Willie H Katzenmeyer
James Katzmeyer
Benjamin Katzenmeyer
Willie Katzenmeyer
Lucille Marie Katzmeyer
Harry William Katzmyer
Eleanor Julia Katzmeyer
Henrietta Katzenmeyer
Mabel Vancella Ida Katzenmeyer
Velva Jean Katzenmeyer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1883Ashland, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin
    Age 3
    P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
    Age 19
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a pet form, under Slavic influence, of the personal name Gerhardt .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Mary Katzenmeyer, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Mary Yorkee in entry for Glen Warby and Mabel Katzmyer, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Jake in household of August Jake, "United States Census, 1880"

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