Katharina Penner

Female12 October 1882–12 September 1966

Brief Life History of Katharina

When Katharina Penner was born on 12 October 1882, in Canada, her father, Bernhard Penner, was 21 and her mother, Helena Kehler, was 19. She married Peter H Giesbrecht on 10 January 1904. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Manitoba, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 12 September 1966, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Peter H Giesbrecht
1882–1925
Katharina Penner
1882–1966
Marriage: 10 January 1904
Heinrich "Henry" Penner Giesbrecht
1904–1955
Bernhard P Giesbrecht
1906–1974
Peter Giesbrecht
1907–1907
Johan Peter "John" Giesbrecht
1908–1959
Philip Giesbrecht
1912–1949
Peter Giesbrecht
1914–1971
Frank Giesbrecht
1915–1990
Andrew Giesbrecht
1919–1995
Cpl William Giesbrecht
1920–1982
Katherine Giesbrecht
1922–1977
Helen "Lena" Giesbrecht
1925–

Sources (5)

  • Kate Pennar in household of Bernard Pennar, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Katherine Penner in entry for John Peter Giesbrecht, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"
  • Tina Giesbrecht, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1904
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Klaus, Bernhard, Dieter, Erna, Ernst, Franz, Gerhard, Gunther, Lothar.

    English (Middlesex and Warwickshire): occupational name, from a derivative of Middle English pennen ‘to confine, impound’, perhaps for one who impounded stray animals; compare Pinder , Pounder .

    North German (including Lower Rhine): occupational name from Middle Low German penner ‘owner of a salt-boiling pan’.

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

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