Katherine Ann Corcoran

Brief Life History of Katherine Ann

When Katherine Ann Corcoran was born on 15 June 1861, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Timothy Corcoran, was 38 and her mother, Ann Murphy, was 30. She married John David Barrett on 3 April 1881, in Devils Lake, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Stillwater, Washington, Minnesota, United States in 1885 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 25 years. She died on 24 January 1925, in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Saint Michael's Cemetery, Bayport, Washington, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John David Barrett
Katherine Ann Corcoran
Marriage: 3 April 1881
Charles James Barrett
George Lee Barrett
Mark Joseph Barrett
Lawrence John Barrett
Laurence Barrett
Edward Francis Barrett
David Mose Barrett
Margaret Ann Barrett

Sources (20)

  • Kate Barrett, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Katherine A Barrett, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Catherine Barrett in entry for John David Barrett, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1873: Washington, Minnesota, United States

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brigid, Caitlin, Dermot, Eamon, John Patrick, Kieran, Liam, Sinead.

Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized form of either Ó Corcráin ‘descendant of Corcrán’, or Mac Corcráin ‘son of Corcrán’, a diminutive of the personal name Corcra, derived from corcair ‘purple’.

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

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