Catherine Blue

1871–1959 (Age 88)
Little Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Blue was born in 1871, her father, John Blue, was 41 and her mother, Margaret Blue, was 29. She married John Russell on 21 February 1901, in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1959, in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88.

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Catherine Blue
John Russell
Marriage: 21 February 1901
John Blue Russell

Spouse & Children

21 February 1901
Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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

English: generally a fairly recent Americanized form of German Blau or the French cognate Bleu.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Catherine B Russell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kate Russell in household of John Russell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Katie Blue in household of John Russell, "United States Census, 1900"

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