Marie Louise Gierke

1867–1927 (Age 59)
Germany

The Life 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.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Katzenmeyer
1861–1915
Marie Louise Gierke
1867–1927
Marriage: 29 January 1883
Willie H Katzenmeyer
1884–1885
James Katzmeyer
1886–1887
Benjamin Katzenmeyer
1888–1952
Willie Katzenmeyer
1889–
Lucille Marie Katzmeyer
1893–1985
Harry William Katzmyer
1894–1990
Eleanor Julia Katzmeyer
1897–1959
Henrietta Katzenmeyer
1900–1984
Mabel Vancella Ida Katzenmeyer
1905–1975
Velva Jean Katzenmeyer
1912–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1883
Ashland, Wisconsin, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Johann Julius Gehrke

    Male1863–1893Male

    Female1867–1927Female

    William Gehrcke

    Male1869–Male

    Gustave Gehrcke

    Male1873–Male

    Ida Yerke

    Female1875–1968Female

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.
1886

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Katzenmeyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Jake in household of August Jake, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Kazenmeyer in household of William Kazenmeyer, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"

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