CATHERINE CONVERSE “KATE” CLEVELAND

B. February 24, 1875 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL
D. May 1, 1941 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
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According to “The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families” by Edmund Janes Cleveland and Horace Gillette Cleveland, Vol. 1. Hartford, Conn. 1899:
   “ERASTUS TYLER CLEVELAND (John Milton, Wm., Eleaser, Sam. Sam.), m. Avon, Ill., Nov. 30, 1867, Caroline Marble, b. A. Mar. 5, 1849, da. Solomon and Catherine Bingama (Converse).  Of Sutherland, O’Brien co., Ia., 1882), hotel proprietor.  Ch. B. Avon: 9726 John Solomon Cleveland, Jan. 20, 1870. Catharine Converse, Feb. 24, 1875.”

According to the 1880 U.S. Census for the Town of Avon, Lake County, IL the household members were: Marshal Huson, age 29, married, occupation: farmer, born in Illinois, parents born in New York; Mary Huson, age 27, wife, married, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Vermont; Sarah Huson, daughter, single, born in Illinois; Georg Huson, age 1, son, single, born in Illinois: Erastus Cleveland, age 36, married, occupation: farmer, born in New York, parents born in New York; Cora Cleveland, age 31, wife, married, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Illinois; John Cleveland, age 10, son, single, born in Illinois; Kate Cleveland, age 5, daughter, single, born in Illinois. (NOTE: Mary Huson and Cora Cleveland were sisters and daughters of Solomon Marble)

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Erastus Cleveland, head, born August 1843, age 56, married for 32 years, born in New York, parents born in New York, occupation: farmer; Cornelia Cleveland, wife, born March 1849, age 51, married 32 years, 3 children born, 2 children living, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Vermont; John S. Cleveland, son, born January 1870, age 30, single, born in Illinois, occupation: farm laborer;  Catherine C. Cleveland, daughter, born February 1875, age 25, single, born in Illinois

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Erastus T. Cleveland, head, age 66, married once for 41 years, born in New York, parents born in New York, occupation: farmer – odd jobs at home; Coraline Cleveland, wife, age 65, married once for 41 years, 3 children born, 2 children living, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Vermont; John Cleveland, son, age 41, single, born in Illinois, occupation: farmer – home farm; Catherine C. Cleveland, daughter, age 35, single, born in Illinois

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: John S. Cleveland, age 50, head, age 50, married, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Illinois, occupation: farmer – dairy farm; Mabel Cleveland, wife, age 42, married, born in California, parents born in England; Catherine Cleveland, sister, age 45, single, born in Illinois; Erastus Cleveland, father, age 75, married, born in New York, parents born in New York; Coroline Cleveland, mother, age 70, married, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Vermont.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for the Township of Avon, Lake County, IL the household members were: John S. Cleveland, head, age 60, married at age 50, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Illinois, occupation: farmer – general farm; Mable Cleveland, wife, age 53, married at 43, born in California, parents born in England; Mary E. Cleveland, daughter, age 6, single, born in Illinois; Catherine Cleveland, sister, age 55, single, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Illinois; Arthur Johnson, lodger, hired man, age 20, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Sweden, occupation: laborer – general farm.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Catherine Cleveland, head, age 65, single, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; Mabel Cleveland, sister in law, age 62, widowed, highest grade completed: 8, born in California, lived in same house in 1935

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Name: Catherine Cleveland; Birth Date/Place: 24 Mar 1875, Avon Twp.; Death Date/Place: 01 May 1941, Waukegan; Marital Status: S; Occupation: Housework; Minister: Rev. Cruea; Funeral Home: at Home; Burial Place: Fort Hill; Next of Kin: Erastus Cleveland (Eustas, NY)-Father, Caroline Marble (Avon Twp)-Mother”