Catherine Baty

27 December 1842–25 June 1911 (Age 68)
Ellesmere, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Baty was born on 27 December 1842, in Ellesmere, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Baty, was 47 and her mother, Anne Holmes, was 30. She married Thomas Dobson on 15 December 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 25 June 1911, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Dobson
Catherine Baty
Marriage: 15 December 1866
Lucy Addie Quigley
Johan Henry Wolfensberger

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 6
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Northumberland): variant of Batey .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Thomas Dobson - Officer Once Danced Frostbite Away

    The Deseret News - December 24, 1996 by Twila Van Laer, Deseret News Staff writer It was a much earlier Christmas Eve than this when Thomas Dobson had one of his many great adventures as a law office …

    Sources (18)

    • Catharine Dobson in household of Thomas Dobson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Katherine B. Dobson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Catharine Baty in household of Thomas Baty, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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