Katherine Belle McCrea

16 December 1878–1966 (Age 87)
Almer Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States

The Life of Katherine Belle

When Katherine Belle McCrea was born on 16 December 1878, in Almer Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, her father, Daniel McCrea, was 46 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth O'Kelley, was 32. She married Franklin Palmer Fisher on 21 July 1917, in Highland, Oakland, Michigan, United States. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1910 and Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died in 1966, at the age of 88, and was buried in Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Franklin Palmer Fisher
Katherine Belle McCrea
Marriage: 21 July 1917

Spouse and Children

21 July 1917
Highland, Oakland, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 1

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McRae .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Katherine Fisher in household of Frank P Fisher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Katherine B Mc Crea in household of John M Tompkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kittie Bell Mccrea in household of Mary E Mccrea, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.