Catharine Killgore

28 August 1845–20 September 1894 (Age 49)
Clinton, Vermillion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Killgore was born on 28 August 1845, in Clinton, Vermillion, Indiana, United States, her father, John Kilgore, was 22 and her mother, Mary Long Parker, was 23. She married William J. Rodgers on 28 August 1865, in Douglas, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and South Macon Township, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 20 September 1894, in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William J. Rodgers
Catharine Killgore
Marriage: 28 August 1865
Hanna May Rodgers
Edward Rogers
Joseph William Rodgers
William Charles Rodgers
John C. Rodgers
Emma Amanda Rodgers
Elizabeth ( Lizzie) T. Rodgers
Eva Irene Rogers

Spouse and Children

28 August 1865
Douglas, Illinois, United States


    Hanna May Rodgers



    William Charles Rodgers


    John C. Rodgers


    Edward Rogers


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Kilgore


    Mary Long Parker





    Allie Kilgore


    David P. Kilgore


    Irene Killgore


    Albert W Killgore


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 3

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 16

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Kilgore .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine Kilgore in household of John Kilgore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catherine Killgore in household of John Killgore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catherine Killgore in household of Killgore, "United States Census, 1870"

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