Katherine BECKER

Katherine BECKER,1, 2, 3, 4 was born 11 Aug 1842 in Heidelberg, , , Prussia now Germany,4, 5 died 13 Jan 1909 in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA 4, 5, 6, 7 at age 66, and was buried 15 Jan 1909 in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA. 7, 8, 9
• Other names for Katherine were Katherina BAKER, 10 Catherine BECKER, Kathrina BECKER, 11
.....and Katherine COLLING.
• Ancestral File Number: 1JS8-QK1.
• She appeared on the census in Jul 1870 in Virgil Township, Kane, Illinois, USA. 12
• She appeared on the census 10 Jun 1880 in Virgil Township, Kane, Illinois, USA. 13
• She appeared on the census 13 Jun 1900 in Willow Grove Precinct, Red Willow, Nebraska. 14
• She has conflicting death information of 1908 and Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA. 15
• She has conflicting burial information of 1908 and Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA. 16

Katherine married Heinrich "Henry" COLLING

She is the sister of Henry's brother Wilhelm Colling's wife.

1870 Census: Page: 15, State: Illinois, County: Kane, City: Virgil, Post Office: Lodi, Stamped 491, Enumeration Date: 1 July 1870, 1. Dwelling #: 128, 2. Family #: 124, 3. Name: Colling, Catherine, 4. Age: 28, 5. Sex: F, 6. Color: W, 7. Profession: Keeping House, Place of Birth: Prussia, Parentage: 11. Father of Foreign born: checked, 12. Mother of Foreign born: checked

1880 Federal Census: State: Illinois, County: Kane, City: Virgil, Page: 11, E.D.: 95, Enumeration Date: 10 June 1880, Stamped: 486, (7-296), Name of Street: none, House #: 93, 1. Dwelling #: , 2. Family #: 93, 3. Name: Colling, Katharine, Personal Description: 4. Color: W, 5. Sex: F, 6. Age: 38, 8. Relationship: 10. Married, 13. Occupation: Keeps House, 24. Person's Place of Birth: Prussia, 25. Father's Place of Birth: Prussia, 26. Mother's Place of Birth: Prussia

1900 United States Federal Census - State: Nebraska, County: Red Willow, City: Willow Grove, Red Willow Precinct, Call Number/URL: Roll T623 938, Enumeration District: 160, Sheet #: 4A, Enumeration Date: 13 Jun 1900, Line #: 25, Location - Dwelling #: 77, 2. Family #: 77, 3. Name: Colling, Kath., 4. Relationship: Head, Personal Description - 5. Color: W, 6. Sex: F, 7. Date of Birth: Aug 1842, 8. Age: 57, 9. Whether single, married, widowed, or divorced: W, 11. Mother of how many children: 7, 12. Number of these children living: 7, Nativity Place of Birth - 13. Place of Birth: Germany, 14. Father's place of Birth: Germany, 15. Mother's Place of Birth: Germany, Citizenship - 16: Year of immigration to the US: 1865, 17. Number of years in the US: 35, 18. Naturalization: , 19. Occupation: Land Lady, 20. Months not employed: , Education - 21. Attended school: yes, 22. Can read 23. Can write 24 Can speak English: yes, Ownership of Home - 25. Owned or Rented: O, 26. Owned free or mortgaged: F, 27 Farm or house: H
Source Information: 1900 United States Federal Census. T623, 1854 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

Katherine spoke a broken English which Mae loved to hear./Mae Shaw

Birth and death dates on Tombstone 1842 - 1909 1

Source Citations
1. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling.
2. GEDCOM - Joachim (URL: http://home.pi.se/collings-system/fam/a-fam-us.htm
.....Contact: joachim@collings-system.se).
3. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn, Theodore Colling Family Group Record.
4. Ancestral Files at LDS Family History Center, Salt Lake City, Utah or Mesa, AZ,
5. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn.
6. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling, pg. 7 age 64.
7. The Colling Family in America, Jerry D. Colling, M.D., Volume 2, pg. 13.
8. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn, place only.
9. Ancestral Files at LDS Family History Center, Salt Lake City, Utah or Mesa, AZ,
10. The Colling Family in America, Jerry D. Colling, M.D., Volume 1, pg. 6; Volume 2, pg. 13.
11. Ibid, Volume 1, pg. 6; Volume 2, pg. 13, pg. 17.
12. 1870 United States Federal Census Submitted by: Lois.
13. 1880 United States Federal Census, Submitted by: Lois.
14. 1900 United States Federal Census, Submitted by: Lois.
15. GEDCOM - McClung Colling Family Tree, Richard McClung, Colling Family Tree
.....Entries: 670 Updated: Tue Jul 1 15:27:00 2003
.....Contact: Richard McClung rdmcclung@yahoo.com).
16. E-mail Message, Richard D. McClung Jr.