Kate Schaaf1

F, #352, b. 17 Mar 1876, d. 22 Jan 1962
     Kate Schaaf was born on 17 March 1876 in Netherlands.1 She married Abraham Schaaf in 1903.1,2 Kate Schaaf died on 22 January 1962 in Wayne, Passaic County, New Jersey, (Preakness Hospital).1 She was buried on 24 January 1962 in Fair Lawn (Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery).1
     Kate Schaaf and Abraham Schaaf appeared on the 21 April 1910 census in 10-37 East 21st Street (Ward 11), Paterson City, Passaic County, New Jersey, They were married 7 years, no children.2

Her obituary appeared on 23 January 1962 in the Paterson Morning Call
Mrs. Kate Goodrich Schaaf, 85, of 377 East 21st Street, wife of the late Abraham Schaaf, died yesterday morning in Preakness Hospital after a long illness. She had been a resident at Hope Dell for three years. Born in the Netherlands March 17, 1876, she was the daughter of the late Ome and Gertrude Goodrich. She resided in Paterson most of her life. Her husband died Jan 1, 1957. Mrs. Schaap was a member of the People's Park Netherlands Reformed Church of Paterson. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at the Vermeulen Memorial Funeral Home, 131 Haledon Ave. Interment will be in Fair Lawn Memorial Park. Surviving are two sisters, Madeline Seymour and Minnie Voelkel, and a brother Jacob Goodrich, all of Paterson.1


  1. [S15] Pat. Morn. Call, Jan 23, 1962, pg 19.
  2. [S5] 1910 Federal Census, Abraham Schaaf, 21 Apr 1910. T624 Roll: 906 Page: 251, ED 158.