Catherina Freund

1876–1953 (Age 77)
Saint Peter, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Catherina

When Catherina Freund was born on 9 July 1876, in Saint Peter, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Thelen Freund, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Schneider, was 26. She married Anton Casper on 12 May 1908, in Saint Peter, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Taycheedah, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years and Empire, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 November 1953, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Waupun, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States.

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Catherina Freund
Anton Casper
Marriage: 12 May 1908
Frank C Casper

Spouse & Children

  • Female1876–1953Female

  • Anton Casper


12 May 1908
Saint Peter, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Thelen Freund


  • Elizabeth Schneider




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 7

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle High German vriunt ‘friend’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Freund ‘friend’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Casper in household of Anthony Casper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kathryn Casper in household of Anton Casper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catharina Freund in household of John Freund, "United States Census, 1880"

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