Catherine Freund

1874–1966 (Age 91)
McHenry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Catherine

Catherine Freund was born on 30 September 1874, in McHenry, Illinois, United States. She married Joseph Klein on 3 July 1901, in McHenry, Illinois, United States. She died on 15 March 1966, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Catherine Freund
1874–1966
Joseph Klein
1872–1946
Marriage: 3 July 1901

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1901
McHenry, Illinois, United States

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.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
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 German: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle High German vriunt ‘friend’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Freund ‘friend’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Katie Freund, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Katherine in entry for Joseph Klein, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Catherine Freund Klein findagrave Memorial

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