Sarah Catherine “Kate” Calyer 1845-1942

Born: 13 April 1845 in Cleveland, OH

Parents: James Calyer 1815-1852 and Lydia Wilson James 1825-1901

Siblings: Charles 1841-?; Lydia 1843-?; Daniel 1849-?; Frederick 1846-47; Jane 1851-?.

Marriage: William Frederick Losey on 3 November 1868 in Cleveland OH

Offspring:   Fred W. Losey 1869-1924; Belle Losey 1873-after 1940; Unnamed female 1876-1876; Maude Verne Losey 1877-1953; Unnamed male 1880-1880; Clyde Frederick Losey 1881-1953

Died: 28 October 1942 at 1886 E 86th, Cleveland OH and buried in Acasia Park Cemetery on 31 October 1942.


Kate’s early life page includes research into the life of Kate’s mother Lydia W Calyer nee James and her problems after the death of her husband James Calyer as well as more on Kate’s ancestors.

William and Kate: marriage and 1870 census

Three years after wounded Civil War Veteran William Losey had been mustered out of the army William and Kate were married in Cleveland in November 1868. At the time of the 1870 census the couple are living in Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co. with 9 month old Frederick. William is working at the sawmill and Catharine [Kate] is ‘keeping house’.  With them is the house owner 48 year old English born Lydia W Cayler and the household also includes 19 year old Jane Cayler.


Death of William

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Kate’s long widowhood

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Notes on death of Kate Calyer (b. Apr 1846):
Id#: 0209856
Name: Losey, Mrs. Kate
Date: Oct 30 ?
Source: Source unknown;  Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #051.
Notes: Losey: Mrs. Kate, beloved mother of Fred, F. Losey (deceased), Clyde F. Losey, Mrs. Maude Oram and Mrs. Belle Lee of Detroit, grandmother of John S. Oram and Mrs. Kathryne Diss, Lyman F. Losey of Akron and Gaynell Christianson; passed away Wednesday, Oct. 28, 10 p. m., at age of 97. Services at Abel’s Funeral Home, 15333 Euclid ave., near Shaw, Saturday, Oct. 31, at 2:30 p. m.

aside to add somewhere: [a couple not to be confused with the famous 21st century William and Kate being William, grandson of the Queen of England and his wife Kate nee Middleton]

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