Catharina Veronica Freund

1876–1953 (Age 77)
Taycheedah, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Territory, United States

The Life of Catharina Veronica

When Catharina Veronica Freund was born in December 1876, in Taycheedah, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Territory, United States, her father, Peter Freund, was 39 and her mother, Catherine Braun, was 28. She married William Peter Dame on 15 June 1906, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Taycheedah, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States for about 40 years. She died on 19 November 1953, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Catharina Veronica Freund
William Peter Dame
Marriage: 15 June 1906
Raymond Nazro Dame
Grace Dame
Robert Louis Dame
Charles W. Dame
Catherine Marie Dame
Rosella H. Dame

Spouse & Children

15 June 1906
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States


  • Raymond Nazro Dame


  • Robert Louis Dame


  • Charles W. Dame


  • Catherine Marie Dame


  • Grace Dame


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Freund


  • Catherine Braun




  • Anna Maria Emma Freund


  • Male1870–1954Male

  • Elizabeth K Freund


  • John Freund


  • Female1875–1944Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 7

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle High German vriunt ‘friend’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Freund ‘friend’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Katherine Dame in household of William Dame, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Dame in household of William Dame, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cathryn Dam in household of William Dam, "United States Census, 1910"

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