Katherine Boyd Case

17 October 1905–11 October 1994 (Age 89)
Wallstreet, Boulder, Colorado, United States

The Life of Katherine Boyd

When Katherine Boyd Case was born on 17 October 1905, in Wallstreet, Boulder, Colorado, United States, her father, Stiles Creesey Case, was 32 and her mother, Nancy Belle Boyd, was 29. She married William Clayton Spradlin on 31 December 1936, in Lordsburg, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States. She died on 11 October 1994, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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William Clayton Spradlin
Katherine Boyd Case
Marriage: 31 December 1936

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    William Clayton Spradlin



31 December 1936
Lordsburg, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 4

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French cas(s)e ‘case’, ‘container’ (from Latin capsa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes or chests.2 Americanized spelling of French Caisse .3 Americanized spelling of Kaas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine Case in household of Belle Case, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katherine Case in household of Stiles C Case, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Katherine Spradlin, "Arizona Obituary Index to Arizona Newspapers, 1993-1994"

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