Gesche Margaretha Katt

28 June 1880–5 September 1953 (Age 73)
Perry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Gesche Margaretha

When Gesche Margaretha Katt was born on 28 June 1880, in Perry, Missouri, United States, her father, Barthold Katt, was 27 and her mother, Anna Maria Sticht, was 21. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with John H. Mahnken. She lived in Union Township, Perry, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Salem Township, Perry, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 September 1953, in Perryville, Perry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salem Lutheran Cemetery, Salem Township, Perry, Missouri, United States.

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John H. Mahnken
Gesche Margaretha Katt
Ernst F. V. Mahnken
Lillie A. M. Mahnken
Paul John Mahnken

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Parents and Siblings

    Barthold Katt


    Anna Maria Sticht




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch:1. from a Germanic personal name, Katt, of obscure origin. 2. from Middle Low German katte ‘cat’, Middle Dutch catte, hence a nickname conferred with reference to some attribute of the animal, such as independence or light-footedness.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaretha Mahnken in household of John H Mahnken, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaretha Katt in household of Charles B Knox, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaretha Mahnken in household of John H Mahnken, "United States Census, 1940"

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