Catherine (Ehrlich) Ahlbrandt
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Katharina (Ehrlich) Ahlbrandt (1902 - 1999)

Katharina (Catherine) Ahlbrandt formerly Ehrlich
Born in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Feb 1920 in Coloradomap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 97 in Torrington, Goshen, Wyoming, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Mar 2018
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Volga German
Catherine (Ehrlich) Ahlbrandt was a Volga German.
Catherine (Ehrlich) Ahlbrandt has German Roots.

Katharina Ehrlich was born 15 October 1902 in Grimm, Russia, to parents Peter Ehrlich and Anna Katharina (Seibel) Ehrlich. She immigrated to the United States in 1912, arriving at the Port of Baltimore on the S. S. Brandenburg.

Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists [1]

Name Kathie Ehrlich
Event Type Immigration
Event Date 09 May 1912
Event Place Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Gender Female
Age 10
Birth Year (Estimated) 1902
Birthplace Russia
Ship Name Brandenburg

Her family probably settled in Montana, at least for a period of time, since some people thought she was born in that state. In 1919 she married Herman Ahlbrandt. At the time of the 1930 census, the couple had three children and lived in Veteran, Goshen, Wyoming.

1930 United States Federal Census [2]

Name: Catherine Ahlbrandt
Birth Year: abt 1903
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Montana [sic]
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Homemaker?: Yes
Home in 1930: Veteran, Goshen, Wyoming, USA
Map of Home: View Map
Family Number: 98
Age at First Marriage: 17
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Germany [sic]
Mother's Birthplace: Germany [sic]
Able to Speak English: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Herman Ahlbrandt 33
Catherine Ahlbrandt 27
C Helen Ahlbrandt 9
Woodrow H Ahlbrandt 6
Arthur A Ahlbrandt 0

By 1940, her oldest daughter was most likely married and living with her husband. Katharina, now know as Kathryn or Catherine, and her husband had one more child, Roland, who was born in 1937, plus her two older boys.

1940 United States Federal Census [3]

Name: Kathryn Albrandt
Age: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1902
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Montana
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1940: Veteran, Goshen, Wyoming
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Inferred Residence in 1935: Veteran, Goshen, Wyoming
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Citizenship: Naturalized
Sheet Number: 6B
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 7th grade
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Herman Albrandt 43
Kathryn Albrandt 38
Woodrow Albrandt 16
Arthur Albrandt 11
Roland Albrandt 3

Catherine's obituary includes two more sons born after 1940: Calvin and Arthur.

Catherine Ehrlich Ahlbrandt's Obituary [4]

Name Herman Ahlbrandt
gender Male
Wife Catherine Ehrich Or Ehrlich Ahlbrandt
Daughter Helen
Son Woodrow Ahlbrandt
Son Roland Ahlbrandt
Son Calvin Ahlbrandt
Son Arthur Ahlbrandt

Social Security Death Index [5]

Name: Catherine Ahlbrandt
SSN: 520-78-0722
Last Residence: 82240 Torrington, Goshen, Wyoming, USA
Born: 15 Oct 1902
Died: 22 Nov 1999
State (Year) SSN issued: Wyoming (1973)

Find A Grave Burial Record [6]

Name: Catherine Ahlbrandt
Maiden Name: Ehrlich
Birth Date: 15 Oct 1902
Birth Place: Saratov Oblast, Russia
Death Date: 22 Nov 1999
Death Place: Wyoming, United States of America
Cemetery: Valley View Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming, United States of America
Plot: N2 Se4 L2 B265 S8
Memorial ID: 10882339
Has Bio?: N
Father: Peter Ehrlich
Mother: Katherine Anna Ehrlich
Spouse: Herman Ahlbrandt
Arthur A Ahlbrandt
Woodrow Harold Ahlbrandt


  1. "Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 March 2018), Kathie Ehrlich, 1912; citing Immigration, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, NARA microfilm publications M255, M596, and T844 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL film 2,383,479.
  2. 1930 United States Federal Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Veteran, Goshen, Wyoming; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0016. Source Information: 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2002. See:
  3. 1940 United States Federal Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Veteran, Goshen, Wyoming; Roll: m-t0627-04570; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 8-16. Source Information: 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012. See:
  4. "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 March 2018), Herman Ahlbrandt in entry for Catherine Ehrich Or Ehrlich Ahlbrandt, 22 Nov 1999; citing Obituary, in "Star-Herald Scottsbluff Nebraska"; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln.
  5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Number: 520-78-0722; Issue State: Wyoming; Issue Date: 1973. Source Information: U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2014. See:
  6. Find A Grave database and images (accessed 25 March 2018), memorial page for Catherine Ehrlich Ahlbrandt (15 Oct 1902–22 Nov 1999), Find A Grave: Memorial #10882339, citing Valley View Cemetery, Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Eric Crow (contributor 46623671).

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