Catherine Elizabeth Schwab

1913–1954 (Age 40)
Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States

The Life of Catherine Elizabeth

When Catherine Elizabeth Schwab was born on 12 December 1913, in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States, her father, Fredrick Joseph Schwab, was 34 and her mother, Mathilda Louise Henrietta Asche, was 34. She died on 6 March 1954, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Protestant Cemetery, Ione, Amador, California, United States.

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Catherine Elizabeth Schwab
Raymond Arthur Butler

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Female1913–1954Female

  • Joseph Fredrick Schwab


  • Marian Adeline Schwab


  • Charles Edward Schwab


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 14

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from Swabia (German Schwaben), from Middle High German Swāp, German Schwabe ‘Swabian’. The region takes its name from a Germanic tribe recorded from the 1st century bc in the Latin form Suebi or Suevi, of uncertain origin; it was an independent duchy from the 10th century until 1313 , when the territory was broken up.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Katherine Schwab in household of Fred J Schwab, "United States Census, 1920"

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