Catherine Erwin

1803–after 1880 (Age 77)
Greenbrier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Erwin was born in 1803, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin Erwin, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Wallace, was 30. She married John Coulter on 3 June 1829, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Clay, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Clay, Clay, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died after 1880, in Clay, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

John Coulter
1803–1880
Catherine Erwin
1803–1880
Marriage: 3 June 1829
Elisabeth Emily Coulter
1830–1885
Margaret E Coulter
1830–
Mary Colter
1830–
Ann Colter
1836–
Virginia Colter
1838–
Rebecca Jane Coulter
1841–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 June 1829
Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Female1830–1885Female

    Margaret E Coulter

    Female1830–Female

    Mary Colter

    Female1830–Female

    Ann Colter

    Female1836–Female

    Virginia Colter

    Female1838–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Erwin

    Male1765–1848Male

    Margaret Wallace

    Female1773–1846Female

siblings

(8)

    Erwin Erwin

    Male1795–1795Male

    Samuel Ervin

    Male1795–Male

    Elizabeth Ervine

    Female1796–1870Female

    Charles Ervin

    Male1798–1874Male

    Male1801–1862Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 9

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 21

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and Irish: variant of Irvin .2 German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Katharine Colter in household of John Colter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catharne Coulter in household of John Coulter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cathrine Erwin, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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