Katherine Hans

12 June 1903–1996 (Age 92)
Köln, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Katherine

Katherine Hans was born on 12 June 1903, in Köln, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany. She had at least 1 daughter with Karl August Heinrich Hagemann. She died in 1996, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 93.

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Karl August Heinrich Hagemann
Katherine Hans
Melitta K Hagemann

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

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. 

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a common and long-established vernacular personal name, an aphetic form of Johannes ( see John ). The surname is also borne by Ashkenazic Jews, presumably as an adoption of the German or Dutch surname.2 Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name, from Sanskrit hamsa ‘swan’, ‘goose’, based on the name of an Arora clan.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine Hans in entry for Waldemar Moik and Melitta K Hagemann, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Petition for Naturalization
  • Headstone- Katherine Hans Hagemann

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