Catharine Tupy

1879–1952 (Age 73)
Lanesburgh Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Tupy was born on 13 April 1879, in Lanesburgh Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, her father, Albert Tupy, was 40 and her mother, Mary Vrtos, was 32. She married Albert Kalal on 14 November 1899, in New Prague, Scott, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States in 1879 and New Market, Scott, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 21 June 1952, in St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in New Prague, Scott, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Catharine Tupy
Albert Kalal
Marriage: 14 November 1899
Mary Martha Kalal
William A. Kalal
George M. Kalal
Albert Julius Kalal

Spouse & Children

14 November 1899
New Prague, Scott, Minnesota, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Albert Tupy


  • Mary Vrtos




  • Thomas Tupy


  • Marie Tupy


  • Male1871–1956Male

  • Frantisek W. Tupy


  • Anna C. Tupy


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 5

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Tupý): unflattering nickname for a dull, insensitive, or apathetic person, from Czech tupý ‘thick’, ‘blunt’, ‘dull’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Katie Tufey in household of Albert Tufey, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Catherine Tupy in household of Albert Tupy, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Kate Tupy in household of Albert Tupy, "United States Census, 1880"

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