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Lela Katherine "Kate" Demuth Firmwalt
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Birth: Nov., 1860
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1914
Lucas County
Ohio, USA

Lela Katherine "Kate" Demuth was born in November of 1860, in Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland, daughter of Josiah and Mary Ann Freeze Demuth. She migrated with her parents and siblings to Ohio, ultimately settling in Toledo. On December 18, 1883, in Montgomery County, Ohio, she married John W. Firmwalt, a native of Franklin County, Pennsylvania. She was the mother of 6 children, several of which died before adulthood. The children were: Charles Grason, Joseph, unnamed daughter, Irvin Winton, Ruth May and Clifford Firmwalt. Kate passed away December 23, 1914, in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, and was buried on the 26th in Woodlawn Cemetery there.

Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958:

Name: John W. Firmwalt
Spouse's Name: Katie Damuth
Event Date: 18 Dec 1883
Event Place: Montgomery Co, Ohio
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86965-8
System Origin: Ohio-VR
GS Film number: 1030840
Reference ID: 2:3L7QZ03

From the Ohio Death Certificate of Lela Katherine Damuth Firmwalt:

County of death:Lucas
City of death:Toledo
Residence:1420 Bell Avenue
Full name:Katherine Firmwalt
Date of birth:Unknown
Age:About 53
Marital status:Married
Name of father:Josiah Demuth
Mother's maiden:Mary Freese
Informant:John W. Fernwalt
Address:1420 Bell Avenue
Date of death:December 23, 1914
Cause of death:Apoplexy
Physician:R. P. Damillo?
Place of burial:Woodlawn
Date of burial:December 26, 1914
Undertaker:Wm. Couldwell, Toledo
Family links: 
  Josiah Demuth (1834 - 1916)
  Mary Ann Freeze Demuth (1839 - 1919)
  John William Firmwalt (1854 - 1929)
  Lela Katherine Demuth Firmwalt (1860 - 1914)
  Charles Grayson Demuth (1864 - 1940)*
  William H. Demuth (1866 - 1953)*
  Rosa Key Demuth Skillman (1871 - 1934)*
  Harvey Winton Demuth (1873 - 1929)*
  Bertha May Demuth Exman (1879 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Cemetery
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Gregg Freese
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93434239
Lela Katherine Kate <i>Demuth</i> Firmwalt
Added by: Gregg Freese
Lela Katherine Kate <i>Demuth</i> Firmwalt
Added by: Gregg Freese
Lela Katherine Kate <i>Demuth</i> Firmwalt
Added by: Gregg Freese
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