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Catharine Sophia Brown Aber
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1888
Eau Claire
Eau Claire County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Feb., 1976
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

Catharine Sophia Brown Aber was born 20 Oct 1888 in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin to James Harding Brown and Anna Sarah Taft Brown.

In the 1895 Wisconsin State Census for Eau Claire Ward 3, Eau Claire, J.H. [James Harding] Brown has three white males [himself and his two of his three sons, Frederic Dill and James Harding Jr] and four white females [his wife Anna Sarah Taft Brown, and his three daughters, Ella Marian, Bertha Mower and Catharine Sophia]. His neighbors are the R. Farr family and the Dick Christenson family

The 1900 census confirms the move to Farwell St in Eau Claire, where 64-year-old New York-born engineer James, 52-year-old Vermont-born Anna S and their five Wisconsin-born children, 26-year-old Ella M, 24-year-old Bertha M, 22-year-old Fred D, 17-year-old Harding J [James Harding Jr], and 11-year-old Katheirne [Catharine] are all in the Brown household. Charles, James' son by his first marriage, has left home. James and Anna have been married 28 years

In the 1905 Wisconsin Census for Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 68-year-old New York-born J H [James Harding] Brown is a lumber company manager. He and his 58-year-old Vermont-born wife Sarah [sic] [Taft] Brown have in their household their youngest children, 22-year-old Wisconsin-born engineer J. Harding [James Harding] and 16-year-old Wisconsin-born Catharine. James' parents were born in Germany and England [sic], Anna Sarah's in Vermont, and J Harding and Catherine's parents in New York and Vermont.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 73-year-old New York-born James and his 63-year-old Vermont-born second wife Anna [Taft] Brown have been married 37 years and have had five children, four are living [Ella died in 1903]. the Wisconsin-born children living with them are 21-year-old [sic] forman [lumber camp] Hardy [James Harding Jr] and 21-year-old Katheirne [Catharine]. The family is living at 1236 Farwell which James owns free of mortgage. James Sr is living on his own income. James Sr's' father was born in Germany [sic] and his mother in New York. Anna's parents were born in Vermont.

Edward Aber and Catharine Brown married about 1914.

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 32-year-old New York-born Edward and his 30-year-old Wisconsin-born wife Catherine [sic Catharine] [Brown] Aber have in their household their 3-1/2-year-old Wisconsin-born daughter Roberta, and Catharine's widowed mother 73-year-old Vermont-born Hannah [sic Anna] Brown. The family is living in an apartment at 175 Queen Ann Place. Edward is a salesman for a leather company. All the adults are literate. Edward's parents were born in New York, Catharine's father was born in New York and her mother in Vermont, and Anna's father was born in New York [sic] and her mother in Vermont.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 43-year-old New York-born Edward F and his 42-year-old Wisconsin-born wife Catherine B [Brown] Aber were married when he was 28-years old and she was 26-years old. They have in their household their 13-year-old Wisconsin-born daughter Roberta E and a lodger, 67-year-old Kansas-born widower Benjamin Wood. This household is living at 6913 Cedar Street, in a house that Edward owns, worth $10,000. The family has a radio. Edward's parents were born in New York, and Catharine's father in New York and her mother in Vermont.

Catherine Brown Aber moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in the 1940's. After the death of her husband, and her sister, Bertha Brown Shaw, she moved to Maryland to live with her daughter Roberta.

Catharine applied for her Social Security number in Massachusetts in 1951-1952.

She died in Towson, Baltimore, Maryland in Feb 1976 and was buried in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton, Worcester, Massachusetts. 
Family links: 
  James Harding Brown (1836 - 1917)
  Anna S. Taft Brown (1846 - 1926)
  Edward Franklin Aber (1887 - 1963)
  Ella Marian Brown (1874 - 1903)*
  Bertha Mower Brown Shaw (1875 - 1957)*
  Frederic Dill Brown (1878 - 1956)*
  Catharine Sophia Brown Aber (1888 - 1976)
*Calculated relationship
Worcester County Memorial Park
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: lebj
Originally Created by: Angie Robinson
Record added: Feb 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65100664


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