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
1865–1936
Kathryn Julia Fortin
1875–1954
Marriage: after 1890
William Benjamin Hillard Comstock
1908–1989
Elmo Forten Comstock
1910–1988

Spouse and Children

    William Franklin Comstock

    Male1865–1936Male

    Female1875–1954Female

MARRIAGE
after 1890
New York, United States
children

(2)

    William Benjamin Hillard Comstock

    Male1908–1989Male

    Elmo Forten Comstock

    Male1910–1988Male

Parents and Siblings

    William James Fortin

    Male1844–Male

    Alice Cole

    Female1847–1919Female

siblings

(4)

    James William Fortin

    Male1871–1936Male

    Female1875–1954Female

    Frank Elmore Fortin

    Male1876–Male

    Charles Herbert Fortin

    Male1879–Male

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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