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Kate Merrill Arnold

Female 1886 - 1978  (92 years)


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  • Name Kate Merrill Arnold 
    Born 18 May 1886  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 5 Mar 1895  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Emmanuel Episcopal Church
    Confirmation 31 Mar 1898  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Emmanuel Episcopal Church
    Occupation Teacher at Eyota, MN schools  [1
    Died 21 May 1978  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    • Cause: stroke
    Buried 24 May 1978  Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Notes 
    • Mrs. Kate Eggen, 92, died Sun., May 21, 1978 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, after a short illness. The former Kate Merrill Arnold, was born May 18, 1886 at Rushford to William and Mary Kelly Arnold. A retired teacher of Eyota, Minn. schools, she was educated at Rushford and Winona Normal School. She married Daniel Eggen on Oct. 12, 1908. She was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Rushford, its organist for more than 40 years. She also belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star at Rushford. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Marian Haley, Winona; Mrs. Florence Priest, state of Maryland; and Mrs. Allan (Elberta) Hanson, Rushford; seven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Her husband, three brothers and five sisters have died. Funeral services were held Wed., May 24, 1978 from Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Rushford, the Rev. Joseph Minnis officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers were Freddie, Harry, Walter Arnold, Vernon Burke, Rees Johnson and Milford Thompson.

      Alternate birthdate: 18 May 1887 17 May 1886 [1, 3, 6]
    Person ID I12627  Mindrum
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2014 

    Father William Thorton Arnold,   d. Dec 
    Mother Mary Ann Kelley,   d. Dec 
    Family ID F8632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel Ludvig Eggen,   b. 5 Jun 1883, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1975, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1908  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Miriam Gladys Eggen,   b. 20 May 1910, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1996, Salomons, Calvert, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Florence Lavon Eggen,   b. 12 Aug 1912, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 2001, Frametown, Braxton, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Elberta Dorothy Eggen,   b. 4 Sep 1916, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1985, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2002 
    Family ID F8631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Eggen Wives
    Eggen Wives
    Carolyn James Eggen, Kate Arnold Eggen, Olive Smith Eggan
    Eggen, Dan and Kate with Aunt Ella, Tudy Dubbs, Merrie Sue and Dan
    Eggen, Dan and Kate with Aunt Ella, Tudy Dubbs, Merrie Sue and Dan
    Eggen, Kate, Berta Hansen, Dan and Matt
    Eggen, Kate, Berta Hansen, Dan and Matt

    Documents
    Eggen, Dan family communicants
    Eggen, Dan family communicants
    Eggen, Dan and Kate Arnold burial records
    Eggen, Dan and Kate Arnold burial records

    Headstones
    Eggen, Kate and Daniel
    Eggen, Kate and Daniel

  • Sources 
    1. [S899] Kate Eggen obituary, Tri-County Record, 1 Jun 1978.

    2. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S8142] Emmanuel Episcopal Church Records, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota, Book 1, Baptisms, page 68.

    4. [S8142] Emmanuel Episcopal Church Records, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota, Book 1, Confirmed, page 84.

    5. [S8142] Emmanuel Episcopal Church Records, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota, Book 3, Burials, page 118.

    6. [S8160] Fillmore County Birth Records, 1870-1921, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota.

    7. [S898] Daniel Eggen obituary, Tri-County Record, 24 Apr 1975, p. 1.