Catherine Golden

Brief Life History of Catherine

Catherine Golden was born in 1845, in New York, United States. She married Charles Albert Ankeny on 19 February 1865, in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Union, Iowa, United States in 1905.

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Charles Albert Ankeny
Catherine Golden
Marriage: 19 February 1865
Henry Albert "Bert" Ankeny
Blanche Augusta Ankeny
Frank Elmer Ankeny

Sources (5)

  • Katherine Golden, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Catharine Golden, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Catherine Golden in entry for Jno. E. Greenfield and Blanche Ankeny Stephenson, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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Historical Boundaries: 1851: Union, Iowa, United States

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English golden ‘made of gold; golden in color’ (from Old English gylden), generally a nickname for someone with golden-blond hair.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Ualghairg (see McGoldrick ).

Irish: adopted for Ó Gabhláin, ‘descendant of Gabhlán’, a personal name based on a diminutive of gabhal ‘fork’.

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

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