Catherine Elizabeth Ledwith

13 February 1897–16 July 1994 (Age 97)
Peru, Clinton, New York, United States

The Life of Catherine Elizabeth

When Catherine Elizabeth Ledwith was born on 13 February 1897, in Peru, Clinton, New York, United States, her father, Edward Ledwith, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Amelia Downs, was 35. She died on 16 July 1994, in Saranac, Clinton, New York, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Cadyville, Plattsburgh, Clinton, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Ledwith
Elizabeth Amelia Downs
Patrick H. Ledwith
Charles Leo Ledwith
Henry P Ledwith
James Ledwith
Katie Ledwith
Margaret Ann Ledwith
Catherine Elizabeth Ledwith
Thomas Keron Ledwith
Hubert John Ledwith
Leo Charles Ledwith

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 20

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: probably a derivative of the old personal name Lutwidge (Latin Lodovicus) ( see Ludwig ). This name is also established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine E Ledwith in household of Edward Ledwith, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Katie Ledwith in household of Edward Ledwith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cathryn E Ledwith, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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