Caroline Lena Aeby

1878–1969 (Age 90)
Court, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Caroline Lena

When Caroline Lena Aeby was born on 28 May 1878, in Court, Bern, Switzerland, her father, John Peter Aeby, was 32 and her mother, Adele J. Moser, was 26. She married William John Koethe in 1895, in Ridgefield, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 31 Pioneer, Clark, Washington, United States in 1940 and Ridgefield, Clark, Washington, United States in 1956. She died on 26 April 1969, in Battle Ground, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bethel Evangelical Methodist Church Cemetery, Ridgefield, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caroline Lena Aeby
William John Koethe
Marriage: 1895
Albert Jacob Koethe
Rose Emma Koethe
Raymond Benjamin Koethe
James Lewis Koethe Sr
William Peter Julius koethe
Harold R Koethe

Spouse & Children

  • Female1878–1969Female

  • William John Koethe


Ridgefield, Clark, Washington, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • John Peter Aeby


  • Adele J. Moser




+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 11

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 24

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Asby or Great or Little Asby in Cumbria, named from Old Norse askr ‘ash tree’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Caroline Abbey in household of Daniel Abbey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caroline L Koethe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Caroline Koethe in household of William Koethe, "United States Census, 1930"

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