Catharina Feierstein

Female19 May 1863–7 February 1944

Brief Life History of Catharina

Catharina Feierstein was born on 19 May 1863, in Wisconsin, United States as the daughter of Nicolaus Feierstein and Joanna Metzenheim. She married Wilhelm Zahn on 11 January 1880, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 February 1944, at the age of 80, and was buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Zahn
Catharina Feierstein
Marriage: 11 January 1880
Anna Zahn
Leo Mathias Zahn
Magdelene Zahn

Sources (12)

  • Catherine Zahn in household of William Zahn, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Catharina Feierstein, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Catherine Feierstein Zahn, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1880Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (1)

    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.


    Age 23

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Chaim, Mayer.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Feuerstein .

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

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