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Dorathy Katherine Place (Gottsch)

Also Known As: "Dora Place", "Dora Gottsch"
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, United States
Death: Died in Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, United States
Place of Burial: Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of August Magnus Munich Gottsch and Wilhemina "Minnie" Gottsch
Wife of George Washington Place
Mother of Capt. August George Place; Carroll Arthur Place and Baby Place
Sister of Lena Gottsch; Augusta Miller and William Gottsch

Managed by: Justin Swanström
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About Dorathy Katherine Place

She was raised a Lutheran, but became an Episcopalian after her marriage. In 1961 she moved to Mantua, Utah where her son Carroll was living. She moved back to Rock Island, Illinois after 1965. In May 1968 she was living at 4612 12th Street in Rock Island, when she moved to Grand Junction, Colorado. In Grand Junction she lived at 119 Ouray. She died of cancer at the Osteopathic Hospital there in 1969. At the time of her death she was a member of the American Lutheran Church in Grand Junction, of Royal Neighbors in Rock Island, and of the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary in Rock Island. Her relatives the Herb Gottsch and Hans Goettsch families were among those who sent flowers to her funeral in Rock Island. Photos of her are at the Illinois State Historical Library.

  • Census: 1900 - South Rock Island, Rock Island Co, Illinois
  • Census: 1920 - Rock Island, Rock Island Co, Illinois
  • Census: 1930 - Rock Island, Rock Island Co, Illinois
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Dorathy Katherine Place's Timeline

1893
August 8, 1893
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, United States
1918
June 8, 1918
Age 24
IL, USA
1920
March 29, 1920
Age 26
Rock Island, IL, USA
1931
August 13, 1931
Age 38
Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, United States
1969
February 17, 1969
Age 75
Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, United States
February 21, 1969
Age 75
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, United States