Cathrine Wilhelmine Langenkamp

1815–16 May 1864 (Age 49)
Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany

The Life of Cathrine Wilhelmine

When Cathrine Wilhelmine Langenkamp was born in 1815, in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany, her father, Johann Heinrich Langenkamp, was 29 and her mother, Anne Catherine Stroekers, was 17. 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 4 daughters. She died on 16 May 1864, in Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 49, 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
Henry Fredrick Thies Sr.
Minnie Thies
Franz Christian Johann Thies
Catrine Wilhelmine Thies
Johann Heinrich Friedrich Thies
Catrine Maria Thies
Johann Friedrich Thies

Spouse and Children

23 May 1841
Versmold, Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany



    Henry Fredrick Thies Sr.


    Minnie Thies


    Franz Christian Johann Thies



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Heinrich Langenkamp


    Anne Catherine Stroekers




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 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 ‘field’ or ‘domain’. Compare Langenfeld .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christine W. Laugenkamp in entry for Fritz Thies and Emilie Knop, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Catrine Wil...A Langise Tough in entry for J. H. Thies, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Wilhelmine Catherine Lougenkamp Thies, "Find A Grave Index"

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