Catharine Allison

3 August 1810–25 March 1899 (Age 88)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Allison was born on 3 August 1810, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, her father, David Allison, was 46 and her mother, Jane Gwin, was 48. She married Joseph McCulloch on 17 January 1848. She lived in Little River Township, Orange, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 March 1899, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Orange, North Carolina, United States.

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Joseph McCulloch
Catharine Allison
Marriage: 17 January 1848

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    Joseph McCulloch



17 January 1848

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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 20

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 26

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from a Middle English male personal name: in most cases probably Allen , but other possibilities include a variant of Ellis or a short form of Alexander . In some instances, it may be from a female personal name, Alise or Alice ( see Allis ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine McCullock in household of Joseph McCullock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catharine McCulloch in household of Joseph McCulloch, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Kate Mccullock in household of Joseph Mccullock, "United States Census, 1880"

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