Catherine Ann Simons

3 February 1880–6 February 1955 (Age 75)
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life 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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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 Poirot
Marcel Nicholas Poirot
Edna Marrie Poirot
Delphy James Poirot
Adolf Poirot
Margaret Mary Poirot

Spouse and Children

20 November 1900
Windthorst, Archer, Texas, United States


    Anna Catherine Poirot


    Stella Poirot



    Aloys J. Poirot



+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 21

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

English, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from Simon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine Poirot in household of Raymond Poirot, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katie Poirot in household of Raymond Poirot, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kaity Poirot in household of Ramon S Poirot, "United States Census, 1910"

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