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Katherine "Katie" Taphorn Schoenbaechler
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1881
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1962
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Katherine was the second of eight children born to John Taphorn and Sophia Von Bokern. On 25 Oct 1904 she married Frederick Schoenbaechler and they had one son, Frederick. Her husband died of tuberculosis in 1919 and eleven years later, in 1930, the same disease claimed the life of her son. For many years she supported herself by cleaning railroad cars for the L&N Railroad. Katherine died of a pulmonary infarction at General Hospital at the age of 80.
Family links: 
  John Henry Taphorn (1848 - 1916)
  Sophia Von Bokern Taphorn (1852 - 1933)
  Frederick Schoenbaechler (1874 - 1919)*
  Frederick Schoenbaechler (1911 - 1930)*
  Frederick H. Taphorn (1878 - 1880)*
  Katherine Taphorn Schoenbaechler (1881 - 1962)
  Sophia B. Taphorn Goss (1883 - 1966)*
  Elizabeth S. Taphorn Gardner (1885 - 1978)*
  John George Taphorn (1888 - 1941)*
  Joseph F. Taphorn (1890 - 1890)*
  Hermenia Taphorn Kalkhof (1891 - 1995)*
  Joseph Anthony Taphorn (1895 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Michael Cemetery
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section I, Lot 522 E1/2. Catherine's grave is unmarked.
Maintained by: David Eschman
Originally Created by: Matt M
Record added: Apr 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68255818
Katherine Katie <i>Taphorn</i> Schoenbaechler
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- Nancy VonBokern Wigginton
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014

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