Katharina Sprecher

1870–1950 (Age 79)
Serpneve, Bessarabia, Russian Empire

The Life of Katharina

When Katharina Sprecher was born on 30 April 1870, in Serpneve, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, her father, Christian Leberecht Sprecher, was 24 and her mother, Anna Justina Hintz, was 26. She married Gottlieb Adolf on 20 October 1889. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Morton, North Dakota, United States in 1900. She died on 11 February 1950, in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Katharina Sprecher
1870–1950
Gottlieb Adolf
1866–1946
Marriage: 20 October 1889
Paulina Adolf
1893–1972
Edward Emmanuel Adolf
1895–1974
Anna Adolf
1896–1906
Christian Adolf
1898–1898
Reinhold Gottleib Adolf
1901–1968
Lydia Katherine Adolf
1903–1990

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1889
children

(6)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Christian Leberecht Sprecher

    Male1846–1907Male

  • Female1843–1888Female

siblings

(7)

  • Male1866–1954Male

  • Female1870–1950Female

  • Daniel Sprecher

    Male1877–1878Male

  • Magdalena Sprecher

    Female1879–Female

  • Pauline Sprecher

    Female1882–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878

Age 8

Ottomans recognize independence of Romanian state including western Moldova.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 21

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of German and Middle High German sprechen ‘to speak’, an occupational name for a poet, a reciter, or a public announcer.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cathrina Adolph in household of Gottlied Adolph, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Katharine Adolf in entry for Gottleib Adolf, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Katharine Adolf in entry for Gottleib Adolf, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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