Catherine Ann Simons

Female3 February 1880–6 February 1955

Brief Life History of Catherine Ann

When Catherine Ann Simons was born on 3 February 1880, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Johann Peter Simons, was 32 and her mother, Anna Maria Wirtz, was 25. She married Raymund Severin Poirot on 20 November 1900, in Windthorst, Archer, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Taycheedah, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Archer, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 6 February 1955, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Saint Boniface Cemetery, Brunswick Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymund Severin Poirot
Catherine Ann Simons
Marriage: 20 November 1900
Anna Catherine Poirot
Stella Poirot
Edmund John Poirot
Aloys J. Poirot
James Joseph Poirot
Severin S. Poirot
Joseph Alois Poirot
Tacoma Sophia Ann Poirot
Marcel Nicholas Poirot
Edna Marrie Poirot
Delphy James Poirot
Adolf Poirot
Margaret Mary Poirot

Sources (28)

  • Katherine Poirot in household of Raymond Poirot, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katie Simons, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Katherine Ann Poirot, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1900Windthorst, Archer, Texas, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Age 1

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 20

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Simon , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Simon . This surname is also found in France (Nord, Alsace, and Lorraine). In North America it has also absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives, e.g. Slovenian Simončič and Simonič, Slovak Šimončič and Šimonič (see Simoncic and Simonic ). Compare Simonds .

    History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with its altered form Simonds in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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