Catherine Beatrice Persell

10 November 1862–
Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland

The Life of Catherine Beatrice

Catherine Beatrice Persell was born on 10 November 1862, in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland. She married William Mellon Garoutte about 1894, in Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Carbon, Wyoming, United States in 1910. She died in Grand Encampment, Carbon, Wyoming, United States.

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William Mellon Garoutte
Catherine Beatrice Persell
Marriage: about 1894
Howard Patrick Garoutte

Spouse and Children

about 1894
Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Pearsall or Purcell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kate Garoutte in household of W M Garoutte, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Garontte in household of William M Garoutte, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Catherine Garoutte in household of William M Garoutte, "United States Census, 1940"

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