Cecilia Koch Doherty

1912–December 2010 (Age 98)
Baldwin, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States

The Life of Cecilia

Cecilia Koch Doherty was born in 1912, in Baldwin, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States. She died in December 2010, at the age of 98.

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World Events (3)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 5

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

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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