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Katherine Louise (Martin) Ballantine (1862 - 1938)

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Katherine Louise "Kate" Ballantine formerly Martin
Born in California, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 5 Jul 1883 in Santa Clara, California, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 29 Aug 2019 | Last significant change: 29 Aug 2019
21:06: Jessica (Collett) Hilliard edited the Biography for Katherine Louise (Martin) Ballantine (1862-1938). [Thank Jessica for this]
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When Katherine 'Kate' Louise Martin was born in November 1862 in California, her father, Green, was 54, and her mother, Cornelia, was 23. She married Edward Wells Ballantine on July 5, 1883, in Santa Clara, California;[1] they moved east, landing in New York in 1900 and settling in Chicago by 1910. Edward died in 1931 and Kate died on October 2, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois,[2] at the age of 75.[3]


  1. California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980; Name: Kate Louise Martin
  2. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; FHL Film Number 1953406
  • Year: 1870; Census Place: Stockton, San Joaquin, California; Roll: M593_86; Page: 196B; Family History Library Film: 545585
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Stockton, San Joaquin, California; Roll: 79; Page: 35C; Enumeration District: 096
  • Year: 1900; Census Place: Gloversville Ward 1, Fulton, New York; Page: 6; Enumeration District: 0007; FHL microfilm: 1241036
  • Year: 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 15, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T624_257; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0723; FHL microfilm: 1374270
  • Year: 1920; Census Place: Chicago Ward 25, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_343; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 1483
  • Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 1819; FHL microfilm: 2340227

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