Katherine Ann Jost

20 March 1841–18 December 1916 (Age 75)
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Katherine Ann

When Katherine Ann Jost was born on 20 March 1841, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John Alexander Jost, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Zwicker, was 29. She married David Candland on 25 April 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1856 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 18 December 1916, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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David Candland
Katherine Ann Jost
Marriage: 25 April 1858
Minnie Alena Candland
James Edward Candland
Rachel Ellen Candland
David Alexander Candland
Luna Adele Candland
Clara Jessamine Candland
Lawrence Haliburton Candland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 28

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Gerhard, Hans, Aloys, Erna, Erwin, Hans Peter, Heinz, Inge, Jurgen, Mathias, Reinhart.German (also Jöst) and Dutch: from a personal name, a derivative of Old French Josse, from Breton Iodoc, Latinized as Jodocus (see Joyce ). It can also be from the personal name Just , Latin Justus. The surname Jost is also found in Poland and Slovenia (compare with the form Jošt below).Slovenian and Czech (Jošt): from a personal name derived from German Jost and this one from Jodocus, the Latinized name of a Christian saint (see Joyce , compare 1 above).

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

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    (Soren) Peter Rasmussen and Mary Anne Catherine (Kate) Jost

    (Soren) Peter Rasmussen and Mary Anne Catherine (Kate) Jost Prepared by Peggy Rasmussen Rowell 2011 (Soren) Peter Rasmussen was born in Skaade, Holme, Aarhus, Denmark on August 30, 1851. Whe …

    Sources (27)

    • Katie J Candland in entry for James Edward Candland, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Catherine Candland in household of David Candland, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Catherine Jost in entry for Arthur Freeman Rasmussen and Pauline M Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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