Kathryn Grubb

24 February 1874–12 June 1961 (Age 87)
Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Kathryn

When Kathryn Grubb was born on 24 February 1874, in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Grubb, was 54 and her mother, Catharine Honnold, was 37. She married Thomas Lee Ferguson on 11 February 1894, in Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States. She lived in Huntington Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Oak Grove, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 12 June 1961, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Lee Ferguson
Kathryn Grubb
Marriage: 11 February 1894

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Lee Ferguson



11 February 1894
Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Grubb


    Catharine Honnold




    Martha F. Grubb


    James Franklin Grubb


    Mary Grubb


    Anna Grubb


    Alfredda Grubb


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

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

1 English: derogatory nickname for a small person, from Middle English grub ‘insect larva’.2 This is a PA name probably representing German Grube .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katie Ferguson in household of Philip A Ferguson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Catherin Grubb in household of Joseph Grubb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grubb, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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