Katherine Aurelia King married William Ernest Dunnington, Sr. in September 1921. Together they had nine children: Mary A., Margaret E., Frances W., Catherine E., Thomas C., William E. Jr., Bertha C., Charles C., and James A. Katherine was known as “Relia.” She worked as a Char-Woman for the Treasury Department. Katherine was a superior mother, seamstress, crocheter, cook, and piano player. Her hobbies were sewing, crocheting, and inventing recipes for new dishes and meals. Katherine was a devoted Catholic, who attended mass daily upon returning from her job at night.