Cathrine Wilhelmine Langenkamp

Femaleabout 14 October 1815–16 May 1864

Brief Life History of Cathrine Wilhelmine

When Cathrine Wilhelmine Langenkamp was born about 14 October 1815, in Versmold, Kreis Halle, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, her father, Johann Heinrich Langenkamp, was 30 and her mother, Anne Catherine Stroekers, was 18. She married Wilhelm Heinrich Friedrich Thies on 23 May 1841, in Versmold, Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1857. She died on 16 May 1864, in Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Bremen, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm Heinrich Friedrich Thies
Cathrine Wilhelmine Langenkamp
Marriage: 23 May 1841
Henriette Elisabeth Thies
Franz Christian Johann Thies
August Heinrich Philipp Thies
Catrine Wilhelmine Thies
Johann Heinrich Friedrich Thies
Catrine Maria Thies
Johann Friedrich Thies

Sources (23)

  • Catharine M Thies in household of Henry W Thies, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catharine Wilhelmine Langenkamp, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Catharine Wilhelmine Langenkamp, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1841Versmold, Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Illinois is the 21st state.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 15

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: habitational name from any of the places so called in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, and North Rhine-Westphalia, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a long field, kamp being the North German word for ‘enclosed field’ or ‘domain’. Compare Langenfeld .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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