Katherine Lathrop

1563–after 5 October 1606 (Age 43)
Cherry Burton, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Katherine

When Katherine Lathrop was born in 1563, in Cherry Burton, Yorkshire, England, her father, Thomas Lathrop, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Clarke, was 28. She married William Akett on 12 June 1597, in Etton, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died after 5 October 1606, in Leconfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 43.

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William Akett
Katherine Lathrop
Marriage: 12 June 1597
Jane Akett
Anne Akett
Elizabeth Akett
Isabell Akett

Spouse and Children

12 June 1597
Etton, Yorkshire, England


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World Events (5)

1569 · State Lottery

Age 6

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

Age 8

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 22

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

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 (2)

  • Book: A Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family
  • Legacy NFS Source: Catherine Lathrop -

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