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Katherine Kelso (Johnston) Cassatt (1816 - bef. 1895)

Katherine Kelso Cassatt formerly Johnston
Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 22 Jan 1835 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died before before age 79 in Beaufresne, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, Francemap
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Katherine Kelso Johnston was born on 8 October 1816 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, daughter of Alexander Johnston (~1784–~1832) and Mary Stevenson (~1792–~1820).

Katherine (18) married Robert Simpson Cassatt (28) (born on 24 July 1806 in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States; son of Denis Cassatt and Lydia (Simpson) Cassatt) on 22 January 1835 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny. Their known children were:

  1. Lydia Simpson Cassatt (1837–1882) .
  2. Alexander Johnston Cassatt (1839–1906) .
  3. Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844–1926) .
  4. Joseph Gardiner Cassatt (1849–1911)

She is the mother of noted Impressionist Artist, Mary Stevenson Cassatt and is portrayed frequently in her daughter's art.

Katherine died before 20 October 1895 in Beaufresne, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France, aged about 79. She was buried in Church of the Redeemer Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA (plot: Lot 487 [Cenotaph]).[1]


  1. Memorial: Find a Grave (has image)
    Find A Grave: Memorial #13713588 (accessed 19 March 2024)
    Memorial page for Katherine Kelso Johnston Cassatt (8 Oct 1816-20 Oct 1895), citing Church of the Redeemer Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA (plot: Lot 487 [Cenotaph]); Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566).

1850 United States Federal Census Catherine K Cassatte Family Data Collection - Births Katherine Kelso Johnston Family Data Collection - Individual Records Katherine Kelso Johnston Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964 Katharine Kelso U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925

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I set as unmerged match. Please do not reject unless you can show they are different people. I will work to get the profile opened. Thanks
posted by Paula J
Johnston-10456 and Johnston-13 do not represent the same person because: Cannot compare because Johnston-13 is private so I'm rejecting the match.
posted by Leila (Phelps) Schutz
Johnston-10456 and Johnston-13 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband and child. Please merge. Thanks
posted by Paula J

Rejected matches › Katherine (Johnson) Cantwell

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