Katherine Popovich

12 September 1916–6 August 1985 (Age 68)
Murray City, Hocking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Katherine

When Katherine Popovich was born on 12 September 1916, in Murray City, Hocking, Ohio, United States, her father, Vess Popovich, was 38 and her mother, Anna Fedura, was 33. She married Elmer Dearing on 28 December 1935, in Perry, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Trimble, Athens, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Buchtel, York Township, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 6 August 1985, in Nelsonville, Athens, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Whitmore Cemetery, Buchtel, Athens, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Dearing
Katherine Popovich
Marriage: 28 December 1935
Judith Dearing
Sandra Jean Dearing

Spouse and Children

28 December 1935
Perry, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Vess Popovich


    Anna Fedura




    Michael Popovich


    Anna Popovich


    Mary Popovich


    Susan Popovich


    George Popovich


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Ukrainian and Belorussian: patronymic from pop ‘priest’ ( see Pope ).2 Americanized spelling of Serbian Popović ‘son of the priest’ ( see Popovic ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kate Popowicz in household of Wesley Popowicz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Katherine Popovich in household of Vess Popovich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kathrine Dearing in household of Elmer Dearing, "United States Census, 1940"

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