Catherine Greathouse

22 October 1864–7 May 1954 (Age 89)
Turtlecreek Township, Warren, Ohio, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Greathouse was born on 22 October 1864, in Turtlecreek Township, Warren, Ohio, United States, her father, Wilson T. Greathouse, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Mull, was 32. She lived in Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 7 May 1954, at the age of 89.

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Wilson T. Greathouse
Elizabeth Mull
Francis Marion Greathouse
Charles E Greathouse
Harry C. Greathouse
Catherine Greathouse
Edwin Greathouse
Zella Greathouse

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: Americanized form of Grothaus, habitational name from any of various farms so called, literally ‘big house’, in particular one in Westphalia.

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

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  • Kate Greathouse in household of Elizabeth Greathouse, "United States Census, 1880"

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