Katharina Karg

Female9 January 1906–28 September 1985

Brief Life History of Katharina

When Katharina Karg was born on 9 January 1906, in Nebraska, United States, her father, John Conrad Karg, was 23 and her mother, Katherina Weigand, was 21. She had at least 4 sons with Cyril Francis "Sonny" Kosek. She lived in Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Glencoe Township, McLeod, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 28 September 1985, in Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Cyril Francis "Sonny" Kosek
Katharina Karg
Donovan S. Kosek
Robert Earl Kosek
Richard Erwin Kosek
Raymond Francis Kosek

Sources (14)

  • Katherine Kosek, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Katie Kosek, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Kathrine Karg, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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Children (4)

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 8

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.


Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Manfred, Otto, Alois, Gunter, Kurt, Wolfgang.

German: nickname from Middle High German karc in any of its various senses: ‘clever, crafty, sly’; ‘strong, violent’; ‘mean’; ‘barren’. This surname is also found in Poland.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a mean person, from Yiddish karg(er) ‘stingy, niggardly’ (from Middle High German karc ‘cunning’).

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

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