Catherine Wathen

about 1766–8 May 1841 (Age 75)
Prince George Parish, Prince George's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Wathen was born about 1766, in Prince George Parish, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, her father, Barton Wathen, was 46 and her mother, Clothilda, was 38. She married Joseph Edelen on 3 April 1786, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 8 May 1841, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Holy Cross, Marion, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Edelen
1765–1840
Catherine Wathen
1766–1841
Marriage: 3 April 1786
Clotilda Edelen
1787–1887
Benedict Edelen
1791–1860
Elizabeth Edelen
1796–1839
Edelen
1788–
Leonard Edelen
1789–1864
Louis Edelen
1793–1863
Lucy Edelen
1798–1896
James Polin Edelen
1800–1858
George Edelen
1801–1843
Margaret " Peggy" Edelen
1801–1904
George E. Edelen Edlyn
1808–1843
Elisa Edelen
1810–
Margaret "Peggy" Edelen
1810–
Mary Helen Edelen
1819–1847

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 April 1786
Prince George's, Maryland, United States
children

(14)

    Clotilda Edelen

    Female1787–1887Female

    Edelen

    Male1788–Male

    Leonard Edelen

    Male1789–1864Male

    Benedict Edelen

    Male1791–1860Male

    Louis Edelen

    Male1793–1863Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 10

Maryland is the 7th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 20

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gwaiddon, which is found as part of place names in Robeston Wathen, near Narberth, Pembrokeshire, and the nearby Llanwathen (from Welsh llan ‘church’ + Gwaiddon).

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

Sources (3)

  • Catharine Wathen Edelen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Catherine Edelen, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • Catherine Wathen, "Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970"

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