Katherine Poe

Female 1874 - 1939  (65 years)


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  • Name Katherine Poe 
    Born 1874  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1910  Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1930  Webster City, 2nd Ward, Boone Township, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Employment Millner, Webster City, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Employment Kept house for J. D. Sketchley, Webster City, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 8 Sep 1939  Webster City, Boone Township, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Bonebright Burial Mound, Wilson Brewer Park, Webster City, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    The Plaque on the Brewer Burial Mound, Brewer Park, Webster City, Iowa
    The Plaque on the Brewer Burial Mound, Brewer Park, Webster City, Iowa
    Here are buried: Wilson Brewer (1804-1856); his wife, Margaret Moore Brewer (1818-1896); His Son-in-Law, Thomas Bonebright (1836-1921); His daughter, Sarah Brewer Bonebright (1836-1930); His Grandson, Frank Bonebright (1868-1934); Frank's wife, Kathryn Poe Bonebright (1873-1939); Granddaughter, Harriet Bonebright Carmichael (1861-1940)
    Find A Grave Memorial ID 104653286.
    Brewer Burial Mound, Brewer Park, Webster City, IA.
    Brewer Burial Mound, Brewer Park, Webster City, IA.
    Burial Site for Wilson Brewer (1904-1856); his wife, Margaret Moore Brewer (1818-1896); Son-in-Law, Thomas Bonebright (1836-1921); Sarah B. Bonebright, daughter (1837-1930); Frank A. Bonebright, grandson (1968-1934); Kathryn Poe Bonebright, Frank's wife (1874-1939); Harriet B. Carmichael, granddaughter (1861-1940)
    Person ID I1080  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2016 

    Family Frank A. Bonebright,   b. 16 Apr 1868, Probably Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1934, Webster City, Hamilton County, Boone Township, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1905  Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        In the 1920 U.S. Federal Census Kathryn Poe is the wife of Frank A. Bonebright. she is a 32 year old, white, female, married to Frank for five years. She was born in Illinois of parents who were born in Kentucky (father) and Tennessee (mother). She reads, writes, and speaks English. At this time, she did not have an occupation. [FAB 06.]
             In the 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Kathryn L. (Poe) Bonebright lives at 222 Ohio Street, 2nd Ward, Webster City, Boone Township, Hamilton County, Iowa. She lives with her husband, Frank. She is a white, married, 52 year old, female. She was married when she was 23 years old. She reads, writes, and speaks English. She was born in Illinois of parents who were born in Virginia (father) and Tennessee (mother). [FAB 09.]
             "Dies After Long Illness.
             Mrs. Frank A. Bonebright died at her home at 6:30 p.m. after a long illness. She had been in failing health for the past eight years and had been bedfast the past two months.
             Private funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the home and burial will be made in the family burial grounds just south of the house. Dr. Effie McCollum Janes will officiate. Foster's is in charge.
             Mrs. Bonebright leaves no immediate relatives, her parents and sisters and brothers having preceded her in death.
             Katherine Poe was born in Illinois, but came to Webster City after she grew to young womanhood. She was a milliner for a time and then kept house for the late J. D. Sketchley until her marriage, December 28, 1905 to Frank A. Bonebright. He was a son of Sarah Brewer Bonebright, daughter of Wilson Brewer, first settler in Newcastle now Webster City. The family came her in 1848.
             Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Bonebright lived in Webster City all of their married life. Many years ago they moved in the old home place, now known as the Pioneer farm on south Superior street, and made their home with Mrs. Sarah Bonebright until her death.
      Frank A. Bonebright died in 1934 and his wife, who was in failing health, continued her residence there being cared for by Mrs. Myrtle Long." [KPoe 01.]
             NB: With this obituary is a date of September 09, 1939. I do not know if it is the date of death or the date of publication of the obituary. Thus, I have indicated 1939 as the year of death. This date is on the marker in Brewer Park of the date of Katherine Poe Brewer's death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3543] "Dies after long illness," (Katherine Poe Bonebright), undocumented, unsourced obituary, 1939, by permission of Steele, Mildred. (1998). The Romedahl Family History, Volume 3. Pella, IA: The compiler, p. 179. [KPoe 01.] [The place of birth is given in this obituary; the year of her birth is given on the marker in Brewer Park, Webster City, Iowa.].

    2. [S3545] Frank A. Bonebright household, 1910 U.S. census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Webster City, ED 110, SD 10, sheet 10B, dwelling 207, family 213; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 404, page 35B. [FAB 06.].

    3. [S3546] Frank A. Bonebright household, Hamilton County, Iowa, Boone Township, Webster City, 2nd Ward, ED40-4, SD 5, sheet 9B, dwelling 203, family 224; National Archives micropublication T626, roll 657, image 204. [FAB 09.].

    4. [S3547] "Dies after long illness," (Katherine Poe Bonebright), undocumented, unsourced obituary, 1939, by permission of Steele, Mildred. (1998). The Romedahl Family History, Volume 3. Pella, IA: The compiler, p. 179. [KPoe 01.].

    5. [S3548] "Dies after long illness," (Katherine Poe Bonebright), undocumented, unsourced obituary, 1939, by permission of Steele, Mildred. (1998). The Romedahl Family History, Volume 3. Pella, IA: The compiler, p. 179. [KPoe 01.].

    6. [S3544] Katherine Poe, "Dies after long illness," Daily Freeman Journal, 09 September 1939, Webster City, Iowa. By permission of Steele, Mildred. (1998). The Romedahl Family History, Volume 3. Pella, IA: The compiler, p. 179. [KPoe 01.] Death date based on the dating of the newspaper article.

    7. [S3549] Harriet M. Bonebright (Closz, Carmichael). Bonebright Burial Mound, December 19, 1932, Wilson Brewer Park, Webster City, Boone Township, Hamilton County, Iowa. [HB 05.].

    8. [S8654] Ancestry.com U. S. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database online]. Provo, UT Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

    9. [S7454] "Dies after long illness," (Katherine Poe Bonebright), undocumented, unsourced obituary, 1939, by permission of Steele, Mildred. (1998). The Romedahl Family History, Volume 3. Pella, IA: The compiler, p. 179. [KPoe 01.].


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