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 Catherine Brewington “Kate” <I>DuBois</I> Bennett

Catherine Brewington “Kate” DuBois Bennett

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Death 20 Nov 1855 (aged 36–37)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 111/112, Lot 67 (Next to General Hancock's wife Almira)
Memorial ID 8378 · View Source
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She was a prominent member of the St. Louis society. Though currently unsubstantiated, it is claimed that she took arsenic daily to maintain her pale complexion, eventually dying from the poison at age 37.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 6 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8378
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Brewington “Kate” DuBois Bennett (1818–20 Nov 1855), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8378, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .