Katharine Fischer

19 August 1866–8 March 1955
Groß Bieberau, Dieburg, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Katharine

Katharine Fischer was christened on 19 August 1866, in Groß Bieberau, Dieburg, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany as the daughter of Johannes Adam Fischer and Anna Katharina Weber. She died on 8 March 1955, at the age of 88.

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Johannes Adam Fischer
Anna Katharina Weber
Katharine Fischer

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Adam Fischer


    Anna Katharina Weber




World Events (3)


Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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  • Katharine Fischer, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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