Catherine Bybee

June 1860–5 February 1943 (Age 82)
Williamson, Texas, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Bybee was born in June 1860, in Williamson, Texas, United States, her father, William Jefferson Bybee, was 24 and her mother, Phoebe Jane Jewell Bybee, was 23. She married William Martin Smith on 9 October 1877, in Erath, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Axtell, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 1, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 5 February 1943, in Leon Junction, Coryell, Texas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

William Martin Smith
Catherine Bybee
Marriage: 9 October 1877
Amanda Martha Smith
Fred R. Smith
Daisy Smith
Mary J Smith
Thomas Martin Smith
Benjamin F Smith

Spouse and Children

9 October 1877
Erath, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 1

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 22

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; perhaps an altered spelling of English Beeby .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Bybee in household of William Bybee, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Katherine Smith in household of Tom M Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine A Smith in household of William M Smith, "United States Census, 1920"

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