Kathryn Julia Fortin

30 July 1875–27 March 1954 (Age 78)
Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Kathryn Julia

When Kathryn Julia Fortin was born on 30 July 1875, in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, William James Fortin, was 31 and her mother, Alice Cole, was 28. She married William Franklin Comstock after 1890, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 March 1954, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William Franklin Comstock
Kathryn Julia Fortin
Marriage: after 1890
William Benjamin Hillard Comstock
Elmo Forten Comstock

Spouse and Children

    William Franklin Comstock



after 1890
New York, United States


    William Benjamin Hillard Comstock


    Elmo Forten Comstock


Parents and Siblings

    William James Fortin


    Alice Cole




    James William Fortin



    Frank Elmore Fortin


    Charles Herbert Fortin


World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Fort .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kathryn Fortin in household of William J Fortin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Kathryn Comstock in household of William Comstock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kathryn J Comstock in household of William F Comstock, "United States Census, 1930"

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