Agnes Helen Barlass

23 January 1914–10 January 2001 (Age 86)
Arena, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of Agnes Helen

When Agnes Helen Barlass was born on 23 January 1914, in Arena, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States, her father, Adin Leroy Barlass, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Isabelle Coulter, was 30. She married Karl August Johann Catob in 1930, in South Bend, Portage Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 10 January 2001, in Downingtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan, United States.

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Karl August Johann Catob
Agnes Helen Barlass
Marriage: 1930
Kurt Dashiell Catob

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 2
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
Age 3
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 23
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name for someone from the French city of Bordeaux, from a reduced form of the Old French adjective bordelais.2 Iranian: from the Persian personal name or epithet barlas ‘brave man of noble stock’, from Mongolian barlas ‘brave’, the name of the Mongolian tribe of which Tamerlane's father was a member.3 Greek: perhaps a nickname from Aroumin (a language related to Romanian, spoken in Greece) bărliv ‘tormented’, ‘long-suffering’, from Bulgarian bŭlivŭ ‘ill’.

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

Sources (6)

  • Agsses Barlass in household of Fred Becholdst, "North Dakota Census, 1915"
  • Agnes Catob in household of Carl Catob, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Agnes Barlass in household of Aden L Barlass, "United States Census, 1920"

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