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Catherine Santee Dennis
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1846
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1921
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

Nebraska State Journal
October 13, 1921
Pg. 9, Col. 1

DENNIS, Mrs. Catherine, seventy-three years old, died Wednesday morning at Milford. Her home was at 2028 K Street. The body is at Castle, Roper & Matthews parlors.

Catharine was a tall woman with black curly hair and black eyes and had a 20" waist. She was the wife of Redford Hartson Dennis, they married 29 November 1865 in Janesville, Rock Co., Wisconsin. Redford and Catherine had 9 children, 8 girls and 1 boy. Her father was Reuben Santee of Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania and her mother was Elizabeth Drasher of Pennsylvania. Reuben was foreman of a mine, had a wheat farm and the family kept boarders.

Catherine and her two sisters baked twelve loaves of bread in an outside oven every other day. Being the oldest children, the three girls also worked in the fields. It is said that Catherine could carry a 100 lb. bag of wheat on her shoulder easily. She was a very hard working woman, a good cook and seamstress.

Source: " The Family Robert Dennis and Sarah Howland", published by Marie Ray Davis and Myrtle Lundberg. 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Drasher Santee (1826 - 1896)
  Redford Hartson Dennis (1835 - 1904)*
  Jessie Alida Dennis Schamp (1866 - 1950)*
  May Dennis Irwin (1868 - 1905)*
  Elizabeth Dennis Bartlett (1870 - 1946)*
  Edna A. Dennis Campbell (1874 - 1933)*
  Minnie Mabel Dennis Leech (1876 - 1931)*
  Fontanelle Dennis Ray (1879 - 1980)*
  Charles Hartson Redford Dennis (1882 - 1946)*
  Hazel Fern Dennis Cropp Alford (1886 - 1977)*
  Georgianna Sarah Dennis Baldwin (1889 - 1964)*
  Louisa Johanna Santee Wagner (1844 - 1906)*
  Catherine Santee Dennis (1846 - 1921)
  William Harrison Santee (1856 - 1948)*
  Israel Santee (1859 - 1940)*
  Reuben Santee (1867 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Wyuka Cemetery
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: G.A.R. Circle; Lot No. 248 - Sp. 10
Created by: Carolyn Dennis Kress
Record added: Jun 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38666389
Catherine <i>Santee</i> Dennis
Added by: Carolyn Dennis Kress
Catherine <i>Santee</i> Dennis
Added by: Carolyn Dennis Kress
Catherine <i>Santee</i> Dennis
Added by: Carolyn Dennis Kress
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