Katherina Gockstetter

Brief Life History of Katherina

Katherina Gockstetter was born in May 1870, in Germany. She married George David Ringwald on 22 October 1893, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1892 and lived in Martins Ferry, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 16 March 1905, at the age of 34, and was buried in Bridgeport, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George David Ringwald
1861–1945
Katherina Gockstetter
1870–1905
Marriage: 22 October 1893
Amelia Ringwald
1894–
Frederick David Ringwald
1896–1967
Louis Ringwald
1898–1958
John Ringwald
1899–1965
Elizabeth Katherine Ringwald
1905–1955

Sources (16)

  • Kate Ringwald in household of George Ringwald, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Katie Gakstatter, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Katherina Gockstetter Ringwald, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

From Greek. See Katherine .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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