Catherine Louise “Kate” <I>Norman</I> Benteen


Catherine Louise “Kate” Norman Benteen

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Feb 1906 (aged 75)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3, Site 1351NS
Memorial ID 13481250 View Source
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Wife of Frederick William Benteen. They were married on January 7, 1862 at Saint George's Church in St. Louis.

In July of 1863, she gave birth to the couple's first child, Catherine Elizabeth, but the daughter would die before reaching her first year.
The Evening Star
17 February 1906, page 12
Mrs. Catharine L. Benteen Dead.
The death of Mrs. Catherine L. Benteen, diwod [sic] of General Benteen, occurred today in this city. The late Gen. Benteen was noted as an Indian fighter and took a leading part in the battle of Wounded Knee as a captain in the noted 7th Cavalry, where he distinguished himself by his bravery.
It is announced that the funeral of Mrs. Benteen will take place at 11:30 o'clock Monday forenoon from St. Thomas' Episcopal Church. She will be buried beside her husband at Arlington.

Evening star. (Washington, D.C.), 17 Feb. 1906. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.
Contributor: Audrey (46877347)

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