Katharine Davis Holden

Female3 November 1898–27 October 1985

Brief Life History of Katharine Davis

When Katharine Davis Holden was born on 3 November 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Albert Fairchild Holden, was 31 and her mother, Katherine Elizabeth "Kate" Davis, was 29. She married Edwin Converse Higbee on 27 June 1918, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 55 years. She died on 27 October 1985, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Edwin Converse Higbee
Katharine Davis Holden
Marriage: 27 June 1918
Albert Holden Higbee

Sources (21)

  • Katherine H Higbee in household of Edwin C Higbee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katherine Davis Holden, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
  • Katharine D. Holden, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1918Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

    Age 1

    The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

    Age 23

    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from one or more of various places so named, especially Holden in Haslingden (Lancashire), but also Holden in Bolton and Holden in Silsden (both Yorkshire), Holedean Farm in Henfield and Holden in Rotherfield (both Sussex), Holding Farm in Cheriton and Woolding Farm in Whitchurch (Hampshire), and Holden in Southborough (Kent). Most of the placenames derive from Old English hol ‘hollow’ + denu ‘valley’, though Holden in Rotherfield (Sussex) and Holden in Southborough (Kent) may have Old English denn ‘pasture’ as the final element. Compare Holcomb .

    Norwegian: habitational name from the name of several farms, most of them derived from Old Norse hǫll ‘slope, hillside’.

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

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