Catherine Erwin

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

The Life Summary 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 8 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
Margaret E Coulter
1830–
Mary Colter
1830–
Ann Colter
1836–
Analiza Colter
1837–
Virginia Colter
1838–
Elisabeth Emily Coulter
1835–1885
Rebecca Jane Coulter
1841–before 1864
Sarah Francina " Esther" Coulter
1843–1917

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1829Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +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

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Irvine .English: from the Middle English personal name Everwin, Erwin, perhaps from Old English Eoforwine (eofor ‘boar’ + wine ‘friend’) but mostly from an Old French form of the cognate ancient Germanic name Everwin, or from a different ancient Germanic name, Herewin, with loss of initial H- (first element hari, heri ‘army’).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

    Irvine

    Sources (7)

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

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