Mary Catharine Dickes

24 April 1849–2 July 1933 (Age 84)
Bavaria, Germany

The Life Summary of Mary Catharine

When Mary Catharine Dickes was born on 24 April 1849, her father, Johann Philipp Dickes, was 52 and her mother, Maria Magdalena Steitz, was 39. She married Vynul Arnett on 23 October 1873, in Jay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Pike Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 2 July 1933, in Portland, Wayne Township, Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Antioch Cemetery, Portland, Wayne Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Vynul Arnett
Mary Catharine Dickes
Marriage: 23 October 1873
Mary E. Arnett
Della Estella Arnett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1873Jay, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 2
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 11
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: variant of Dicks .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Catharine Dickes in household of Mary Dickes, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Catherine Dickes in entry for Jesse E Parson and Della Estella Bickel, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Mary Catherine Dickes in entry for Della Estella Parson, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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