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Catherine Margaret (Becker) Hilbert (1877 - 1942)

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Catherine Margaret Hilbert formerly Becker
Born in Wheaton, DuPage, Illinois, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 20 Nov 1900 in St Joemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Kossuth County, Iowa, USAmap
Profile last modified 22 Sep 2019 | Created 15 Jun 2018
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Catherine was the daughter of Anton Joseph Becker & Margaretha Rickert. She married Frank Hilbert.[5]


Feb 12, 1942 - Kossuth County Advance - St. Joe, Feb. 11 — Mrs. Frank Hilbert, 64, died Tuesday morning at her home following a long illness, the last 5 weeks have been spent in bed.

Mrs Hilbert was Catherine Margaret, daughter of the late Mr & Mrs Anthony Becker and she was born Dec 26, 1877, at Milton, Illinois. When she was three years old the family moved to Iowa and settled on the present Julius Capesius farm. On November 20, 1900, she was married to Frank Hilbert at St. Joe.

The Hilberts lived two years at Whittemore, eight years at Irvington, and 28 years on a farm near Livermore. For the last one and half years they had lived in a new home at St. Joe.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Hilbert is survived by four daughters: Mrs. Nick (Mary) Klein, Mrs. Ray (Anna) Gales, and Florence and Bernadine at home. A son died in infancy, There are two brothers and two sisters: George Becker, St. Joe; Thomas Becker, Sublimity, OR; Mrs Jacob Zeller, Watertown, SD; and Mrs George Illg, St Joe.


  1. "US Census, 1880 shows Katy Becker (b 1877 Illinois), her parents Aanton and Margarette, and siblings Mary, John, and Rosa living in Bloomingdale, DuPage, Illinois"
  2. "Iowa Census, 1885 shows Katie Becker (b 1878), parents Anton J and Margaret, and siblings Mary, John G, Rosa, and Thomas living in Cresco, Kossuth, Iowa."
  3. "Iowa Census, 1895 shows Katie Becker (b 1879), parents Anton and Margaret, and siblings John G, Rosa, and Thomas living in Kossuth, Iowa."
  4. "US Census, 1900 shows Catherine Becker (b 1877 Iowa), her mother Margaret, and brother Thomas living in Cresco & Riverdale Townshis, Kossuth, Iowa."
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "FindAGrave shows Catherine Margaret Becker Hilbert (b 26 Dec 1877 Wheaton Illinois, d 10 Feb 1942 Kossuth Iowa, m 20 Nov 1900), her husband Frank Hilbert, parents Anton Becker and Margaret Rickert, 4 children and 4 siblings."

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