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Catherine Miles "Kate" Rodgers Yerkes
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1848
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1939
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Catherine Miles was the tenth of eleven children born to Robert Rodgers and his wife Anna Maria Chambers in the Southwark District of Philadelphia County.

"Kate" married Daniel Hiram Yerkes; in 1870, the newlyweds lived with his brother Erwin's young family. In 1880, Hiram and Kate's growing family lived on Mifflin Street. Kate raised their three children -- Walter, Maud Esling, and Enoch Marple -- while Hiram worked as an uphosterer. By 1900, they lived on South 15th Street. From 1910 through 1930, the family lived on South 44th Street at Baltimore Avenue.

Kate survived her husband by 19 years and lived to age 90. She died of bronchio pneumonia; arteriosclerosis and senile dementia contributing. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Rodgers (1804 - 1885)
  Anna Maria Chambers Rodgers (1809 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Hiram Yerkes (1846 - 1920)
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Rodgers (1830 - 1885)*
  George W Rodgers (1832 - 1861)*
  Charles M. Rodgers (1834 - 1876)*
  Mary Teresa Rodgers Bird (1838 - 1888)*
  John Rodgers (1842 - 1920)*
  Henry Clay Rodgers (1846 - 1915)*
  Catherine Miles Rodgers Yerkes (1848 - 1939)
  Elizabeth Georgina Rodgers Worthington (1850 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Northwood Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Highland Lot 99
 
Maintained by: Jayne
Originally Created by: david henderson
Record added: Jan 19, 2005
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Catherine Miles Kate <i>Rodgers</i> Yerkes
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Catherine Miles Kate <i>Rodgers</i> Yerkes
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 Added: Jan. 19, 2005
 
 
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