Kate Susan Fittlering Artz

Female8 December 1876–30 January 1960

Brief Life History of Kate Susan Fittlering

When Kate Susan Fittlering Artz was born on 8 December 1876, in Brecknock Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Burkhart Artz, was 24 and her mother, Susanna Schonour Fitterling, was 25. She married Charles K Reisch on 19 January 1895, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Cumru Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Mohnton, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 January 1960, in Mohns Hill, Cumru Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wyomissing Cemetery, Gouglersville, Cumru Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles K Reisch
1876–1911
Kate Susan Fittlering Artz
1876–1960
Marriage: 19 January 1895
Ella Susan Reisch
1895–1983
Mary Agnus Reisch
1896–1972
John Artz Reisch
1897–1968
Lillian May Reisch
1899–1985
Kathryn M "Katie" Reisch
1901–1986
Grace Elizabeth Reisch
1902–1983
Charles Walter Reisch
1904–1949
Sallie A Reisch
1907–1994
Howard Isaac Reisch
1908–1910
Violet Esther Reisch
1910–1964
Martin Luther Reisch
1911–1985

Sources (13)

  • Katie F Werner in household of John G Werner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katie in entry for Harry E Druckenbrod and Kathryn Reisch, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Katty Susan Artz in household of John Artz, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1895Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 1

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 22

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    North German (Westphalia) and Dutch (northeastern Netherlands): patronymic from Art, a shortened form of the personal names Arn(d)t (see Arndt ), Arend or Arnout (see Arnold ). Compare Arts .

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Arzt ‘physician’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    WERNER, Kate Fitterling (Artz) Reisch

    Mrs. Katie F. Werner Mrs. Katie F. (Artz) Werner, 83, widow of John S. Werner, died yesterday at the home of a daughter in Mohn's Hill. She was born in Brecknock Township, a daughter of the late John …

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