Catharine Vanderbilt

13 February 1757–23 October 1840 (Age 83)
Flatbush, Kings, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Vanderbilt was born on 13 February 1757, in Flatbush, Kings, New York, United States, her father, Jeremiah Vanderbilt, was 41 and her mother, Sartje Rutgertse Van Brunt, was 38. She married Johannes E. Lott on 12 January 1775. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 October 1840, in her hometown, at the age of 83, and was buried in Flatbush, Kings, New York Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Johannes E. Lott
Catharine Vanderbilt
Marriage: 12 January 1775
Jeremiah Lott
Johannes Lott
Maretje Lott
Abraham Lott
Sarah Lott

Spouse and Children

12 January 1775


    Jeremiah Lott


    Johannes Lott


    Maretje Lott


    Abraham Lott


    Sarah Lott


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 19

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

Age 19

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 24

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Bilt) and North German: topographic name for someone living by a low hill, from Middle Low German bulte ‘mound’, ‘low hill’. De Bilt is the name of an area just northeast of Utrecht.

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

Sources (2)

  • Catherine Vanderbilt Lott, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Lott Family in America

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