Catherine Dentzer


Personal and Family Information

Catherine was born on 11 MAY 1842 in Ohio, the daughter of Johann Dentzer and Margeurite Unknown.

She died on 1 NOV 1914 in Madison, Indiana.

Her husband was Frederick Schwab, who she married on 3 JUN 1861 in Madison, Indiana. Their ten known children were Mary (Maude) (1877-1939), Frederick A (1862-1915), Margaret (1863-1930), Anna (1866-1941), John Niklaus (1868-?), Joseph (1871-1907), Catherine (1873-?), Mathilda (1875-?), Gertrude (1879-?) and Emma (1868-1933).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Catherine Dentzer


Johann Dentzer


Margeurite Unknown



Birth11 MAY 1842
Place: Ohio
Death1 NOV 1914
Place: Madison, Indiana




Note 1

Last name could be Danzer or Denzer or Dentzer. Buried in Springdale Cemetery in Madison, Indiana.

Madison Daily Herald

2 Nov 1914


Of Mrs. Catherine Schwab, a Respected Resident at Noon Today

Mrs. Catherine Schwab, a respected resident of west Third st., died suddenly this morning from a swelling in her left side that affected her heart. She was sitting up when stricken and died in a few minutes.

The decedent was 71 years of age and had resided in Madison for many years, the death of her husband occurring here a long time ago. The following children survive: Mrs. Joseph Havlick, Milwaukee, Wis; Mrs. Andrew Steinhardt and Misses Gertrude and Anna Schwab, all of Marietta, O.; Mrs. T.W. Pemberston, Louisville; Miss Margaret Schwab, living at home, and Mr. Fred Schwab of this city. A brother, Mr. John Dentzer, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Rapp, also survive.

Funeral services have not been decided, pending word from the children at the distance.