Katherine Elizabath Klapp

October 1877–1 March 1908 (Age 30)
Bement, Piatt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Katherine Elizabath

When Katherine Elizabath Klapp was born in October 1877, in Bement, Piatt, Illinois, United States, her father, John Catherinous Klapp, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Jane Taylor, was 22. She married Thadeus G Dennis on 10 June 1895, in Snohomish, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 March 1908, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sierra, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thadeus G Dennis
Katherine Elizabath Klapp
Marriage: 10 June 1895
Frank Arthur Dennis
Sarah Adelaide Dennis
Katherine I. Dennis
Jesse Z. Dennis

Spouse and Children

10 June 1895
Snohomish, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Catherinous Klapp


    Nancy Jane Taylor




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 8

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 9

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a gossip or slanderer, from Middle High German klapf, klaff ‘prattle’, ‘malicious gossip’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katie Klapp in household of John C Klapp, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Katherine Klapp, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Katherene V Klapp, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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