Katherine Anna Josten

May 1863–21 January 1953 (Age 89)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Katherine Anna

When Katherine Anna Josten was born in May 1863, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Peter Josten, was 53 and her mother, Katherine Victoria Soules, was 39. She married Constant Peter Preissner on 24 January 1882, in Stockbridge, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Roosevelt, Snohomish, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Snohomish Election Precinct 4, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 21 January 1953, in Mason County, Washington, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Constant Peter Preissner
Katherine Anna Josten
Marriage: 24 January 1882
John Irwin Preissner
Frances Preissner
Clara Victoria Preissner

Spouse and Children

24 January 1882
Stockbridge, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States



    Frances Preissner


    Clara Victoria Preissner


Parents and Siblings

    John Peter Josten


    Katherine Victoria Soules




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 4

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 26

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: patronymic from the personal name Jost .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kate Munholland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kate Preissner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Catherine A Munholland in household of Henry Munholland, "United States Census, 1930"

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