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
1835–1883
Catharine Killgore
1845–1894
Marriage: 28 August 1865
Hanna May Rodgers
1869–
Edward Rogers
1875–
Joseph William Rodgers
1871–1947
William Charles Rodgers
1872–
John C. Rodgers
1873–
Emma Amanda Rodgers
1877–1922
Elizabeth ( Lizzie) T. Rodgers
1879–
Eva Irene Rogers
1881–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1865
Douglas, Illinois, United States
children

(8)

    Hanna May Rodgers

    Female1869–Female

    Male1871–1947Male

    William Charles Rodgers

    Male1872–Male

    John C. Rodgers

    Male1873–Male

    Edward Rogers

    Male1875–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Kilgore

    Male1823–1891Male

    Mary Long Parker

    Female1822–1895Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1845–1894Female

    Allie Kilgore

    Female1847–1896Female

    David P. Kilgore

    Male1849–1849Male

    Irene Killgore

    Female1851–1926Female

    Albert W Killgore

    Male1855–1913Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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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