The daughter of John Hill and Catherine Bueschmann, "Katie" was born in Hessen, Darmstadt, Germany. She came to the United States sometime between the ages of 8 and 12.
Katie married "Wilhelm" Altenbernd on 08 Jan 1864. They were the parents of at least 9 children.
The Altenbernds helped found St. Paul's Evangelical Church in Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas.
At the time of her death, Katie was 69-years-old. She was buried next to her husband, Wilhelm, who passed away in 1905.
Children: 4 daughters, 5 sons.
Mother of: Katharine Altenbernd Hoelzel Louise Altenbernd Frederick W. Altenbernd Louis Conrad Albert Altenbernd Fredericka Elizabeth Altenbernd Hoelzel Magdalena Altenbernd Schaake Carl Conrad Altenbernd William John Altenbernd W. A. Altenbernd
Inscription: "Es Sollen Wohl Berge Weichen und Huegel Hinfallen: Aber meine gnade soll nicht von dir weichen und der bund meines friedens soll nicht hinfallen spricht der herr, dein errarmer. Jesais 54 - 10."