Catharine Miller

1 March 1857–14 October 1942 (Age 85)
Trenton, Henry, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Catharine

When Catharine Miller was born on 1 March 1857, in Trenton, Henry, Iowa, United States, her father, John Miller, was 37 and her mother, Anna Raber, was 27. She married John Schlatter in 1876, in Trenton, Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Trenton Township, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Jefferson Township, Henry, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 October 1942, in Wayland, Henry, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Wayland, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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John Schlatter
Catharine Miller
Marriage: 1876
Lena Schlatter
David Schlatter
Anna Schlalter
William Schlatter
Emma Schlatter
John A Schlatter

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World Events (8)

Age 6
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House
Age 10
The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 24
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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, an agent derivative of mille ‘mill’, reinforced by Old Norse mylnari ( see Milner ). In southern, western, and central England Millward (literally, ‘mill keeper’) was the usual term. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

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

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Sources (20)

  • Catharine Miller in household of John Miller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Katie Schlatter in household of John Schlatter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catherine Schlatter in household of John Schlatter, "United States Census, 1910"

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