Catherine Cecilia Lathrop

1 April 1894–31 March 1986 (Age 91)
Ladd, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Catherine Cecilia

When Catherine Cecilia Lathrop was born on 1 April 1894, in Ladd, Bureau, Illinois, United States, her father, Edward C Lathrop, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Josephine McDonald, was 24. She had at least 4 daughters with Leo Joseph Burzynski Burke. She lived in La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 31 March 1986, in Geneseo, Henry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Leo Joseph Burzynski Burke
Catherine Cecilia Lathrop
Marie Burke
Irene Burke
Kathryn Mae Burke
Leona Burke

Spouse and Children



    Marie Burke


    Irene Burke


    Kathryn Mae Burke


    Leona Burke


Parents and Siblings

    Edward C Lathrop


    Catherine Josephine McDonald




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 16

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Lothrop . Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from Layerthorpe in York, which is named from Old Norse leirr ‘clay’ or leira ‘clayey place’ + þorp ‘outlying farmstead’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Kathryn Lathrop in household of Edward Lathrop, "United States Census, 1910"

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