Catherine Mary Ravens

16 October 1880–12 November 1953 (Age 73)
Hanover, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Catherine Mary

When Catherine Mary Ravens was born on 16 October 1880, in Hanover, Prussia, Germany, her father, Peter Henry Ravens, was 37 and her mother, Louisa Pelchow, was 28. She married Oscar Joseph Jeneary on 25 June 1901, in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to United States in 1882. She died on 12 November 1953, in Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Joseph Jeneary
Catherine Mary Ravens
Marriage: 25 June 1901
Elmer H. Jeneary
Raymond William Jeneary
Louise D. Jeneary

Spouse and Children

25 June 1901
Kankakee, Illinois, United States


    Elmer H. Jeneary


    Raymond William Jeneary



Parents and Siblings

    Peter Henry Ravens


    Louisa Pelchow




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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from Raven .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katie Ravens in household of Henry Ravens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cathrine M Jeneary in household of Oscar J Jeneary, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Katie Jeneary in household of Oscar Jeneary, "United States Census, 1910"

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