Kathryn Ruth Neuenschwander

16 June 1900–3 March 1994 (Age 93)
Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Kathryn Ruth

When Kathryn Ruth Neuenschwander was born on 16 June 1900, in Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, United States, her father, Christian Neuenschwander, was 46 and her mother, Rosina Logenbill, was 43. She married William Howard Streeter on 17 October 1926, in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lake Township, Scott, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Scott City, Scott, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 3 March 1994, in Garden City, Finney, Kansas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Garden City, Finney, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Howard Streeter
Kathryn Ruth Neuenschwander
Marriage: 17 October 1926
William Howard Streeter Jr
Twilla Jean Streeter
Albert Edwin Streeter

Spouse and Children

17 October 1926
Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States


    William Howard Streeter Jr


    Twilla Jean Streeter



Parents and Siblings





    Daniel B Neuenschwander


    Menno S Neuenschwander


    Martha M Neuenschwander


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone farming or occupying newly cleared land, from Middle High German niuwe ‘new’ + swant ‘land cleared of forest’, or a habitational name for someone from Neuenschwand in Bavaria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine R Streeter in household of William H Streeter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katie Neuenshwander in household of Chris Neuenshwander, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kathryn Streeter in household of W H Streeter, "United States Census, 1940"

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