Claude Rosewell Koch

13 January 1887–5 August 1958 (Age 71)
Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States

The Life of Claude Rosewell

When Claude Rosewell Koch was born on 13 January 1887, in Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States, his father, John Elijah Koch, was 38 and his mother, Mary Catherine Funk, was 26. He married Hazel Louisa Stafford on 12 April 1915. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Berenda, Madera, California, United States in 1930 and Judicial Township 2, Madera, California, United States in 1940. He died on 5 August 1958, in Madera, Madera, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Madera, Madera, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Rosewell Koch
Hazel Louisa Stafford
Marriage: 12 April 1915
Margaret Koch
Claude Koch
Mildred Koch
Leroy Koch
Lora Anna Koch

Spouse and Children

12 April 1915


    Margaret Koch


    Claude Koch


    Mildred Koch


    Leroy Koch


    Lora Anna Koch


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German koch, German Koch ‘cook’ (cognate with Latin coquus). The name in this sense is widespread throughout eastern and central Europe, and is also well established in Denmark.2 Czech and Slovak: from a pet form of any of several medieval personal names beginning with Ko-, for example Kochan, Kocián, Kojata, and Kosmas.3 Polish: nickname from kochać ‘to love’ ( see Kochan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • C L Koch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claud Koch in household of William H Hoxie, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claude R Koch in household of Joseph Serviss, "United States Census, 1910"

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