Catharine D Schlegel

Brief Life History of Catharine D

When Catharine D Schlegel was born on 21 March 1896, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry J Schlegel, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ganster, was 29. She married John T. Hartman on 26 August 1918, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in United States in 1949 and Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1950. She died in 1985, at the age of 89, and was buried in Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John T. Hartman
1897–1958
Catharine D Schlegel
1896–1985
Marriage: 26 August 1918
Irene M Hartman
1919–2011
Henry F Hartman
1921–2014
Dorothy C Hartman
1924–2010

Sources (12)

  • Catharine D Hartman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Catharine Schlegel Hartman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Catharine D. Schlegel, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

1905 · The Movie Theater

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1920

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Ernst, Erwin, Ulrich, Fritz, Gerhard, Heinrich, Heinz, Ilse, Ingeborg, Otto.

German: from Middle High German slegel ‘hammer, tool for striking’ (Old High German slegil, a derivative of slahan ‘to strike’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a smith or mason, or a nickname for a forceful person.

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

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