Katherine "Katie" Gochenour

9 March 1882–8 September 1973 (Age 91)
Wabash, Indiana, United States

The Life of Katherine "Katie"

When Katherine "Katie" Gochenour was born on 9 March 1882, in Wabash, Indiana, United States, her father, William David Gochenour, was 39 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Maurer, was 37. She lived in Waltz Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Pleasant Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 8 September 1973, in Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William David Gochenour
Mary Elizabeth Maurer
Edith Gochenour
Effie Gochenour
Harry Gochenour
Edwin Gochenour
Merta Gochenour
Herbert Hubert Gochenour
Katherine "Katie" Gochenour

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Gauchenauer, a habitational name from a place named Gauchenau, named with Alemannic gauch(e) ‘cuckoo’, ‘fool’ + au ‘water meadow’ (Middle High German ouwe).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine Gochenour, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Katherine Gochenour, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catharine Gochenous in household of William Gochenous, "United States Census, 1900"

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