Catherina Elizabeth Beach

Brief Life History of Catherina Elizabeth

When Catherina Elizabeth Beach was born in August 1888, in Colorado, United States, her father, Benjamin Beach, was 31 and her mother, Mary Jones, was 33. She married David Lauritz Hansen on 6 April 1911, in Rockvale, Fremont, Colorado, United States. She lived in Saint Marys, Huerfano, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Centennial, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States in 1998. She died on 14 August 1977, in Florence, Fremont, Colorado, United States, at the age of 89.

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David Lauritz Hansen
1885–1939
Catherina Elizabeth Beach
1888–1977
Marriage: 6 April 1911

Sources (12)

  • Kathryn Hansen in household of David L Hansen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Katherine E O Beach, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Kathryn E O Beach, "Colorado, Church Records, 1692-1942"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Gold is Discovered

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English beche ‘beech-tree’ (Old English bēce) or Middle English beche ‘stream’ (Old English bæce). Middle English beche may be from Old English bēce ‘beech’ or bæce ‘stream’, and without further evidence it is impossible to distinguish these in Middle English.

Americanized form of Alsatian and German Bitsch: habitational name from Bitche (German Bitsch) in Alsace and Lorraine, at the foot of the northern slope of the Vosges.

Americanized form of German (mainly Hesse) Bitsch: unexplained.

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

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