Katie Vass Satterwhite

27 April 1872–11 August 1955 (Age 83)
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Katie Vass

When Katie Vass Satterwhite was born on 27 April 1872, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, her father, Solomon Thomas Satterwhite, was 28 and her mother, Lucy Katherine Butler, was 25. She married John Leiper on 30 December 1911, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 11 August 1955, at the age of 83, and was buried in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Leiper
Katie Vass Satterwhite
Marriage: 30 December 1911

Spouse and Children

30 December 1911
Davidson, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Thomas Satterwhite


    Lucy Katherine Butler





    Annie Butler Saterwhite


    Lucile Cannady Satterwhite


    James William Satterwhite


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 6

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Satterthwaite .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kate Satterwhite in household of S.t. Satterwhite, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Katie Satterwhite in household of Sal F Satterwhite, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Katie Leiper in entry for John Leiper, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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