Cecelia Catherine Bost

Female30 April 1849–28 April 1927

Brief Life History of Cecelia Catherine

When Cecelia Catherine Bost was born on 30 April 1849, in Newton, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jesse Witherspoon Bost, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Paulina "Sally" Wilson, was 34. She married Marcus Augustus Kale on 13 November 1873, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Union Precinct, Columbia, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died on 28 April 1927, in Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Old Yankton Cemetery, St. Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus Augustus Kale
Cecelia Catherine Bost
Marriage: 13 November 1873
Eva Eula Kale
George William Kale
Florence E. Kale

Sources (11)

  • Cecilia Best in household of Jessee Best, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Selia Bost, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 " (1873)
  • Celia Catherine Kale, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937" (1927)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1873Catawba, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 4

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 21

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    German (mainly Saarland): variant of Bast .

    English: variant of Boast .

    Dutch: topographic name, possibly a variant of Bos or in relation to ‘boxwood’, with suffix -t in collective plural. Bost is a village near Tienen in Flanders, hence the Flemish habitational name Van Bost.

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

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