Catherine Amanda Garthe

27 October 1869–21 December 1963 (Age 94)
Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine Amanda

Catherine Amanda Garthe was born on 27 October 1869, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States. She married Henry Shires in 1888, in Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wellston, Wellston, Jackson, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Trimble, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 21 December 1963, at the age of 94, and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Shires
Catherine Amanda Garthe
Marriage: 1888
Rose Shires
Fred Shires
Corbett Shiers
Henry Jack Shires
William Earnest Shires
Iva Shires
Baby Boy Shires
George Shires

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 1
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1892 · The Radio is invented
Age 23
Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 27
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from a place so named near Cloppenburg.2 German: variant of Garth .3 Eastern German: variant of Slavic Jarota, from a short form of personal name Jaroslaw.

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

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  • Amanda C Sheris in household of Henry Sheris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amanda Shires in household of Henry Shires Sr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amanda Shires in household of Henry Shires, "United States Census, 1920"

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