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.
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 .