Catherine Stutzman

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Stutzman was born on 21 July 1867, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, her father, John Stutzman, was 34 and her mother, Veronica Frances Troyer, was 29. She married Jeptha Miller on 17 September 1885, in Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Comins Township, Oscoda, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 December 1949, in Fairview, Comins Township, Oscoda, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.

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Jeptha Miller
Catherine Stutzman
Marriage: 17 September 1885
Oliver J. Miller
Barbara Idelcia "Della" Miller
Harry Miller
William H. Miller
Chancey R Miller
Fanny Miller
John Franklin Miller
Cora Jennette Miller
Leroy Miller
Roy L Miller
Willis J. Miller

Sources (28)

  • Katy Miller in household of Jeff Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catharine Stutzman, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Catharine Stutzman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Stutzmann: variant of Stutz 1, with the addition of -mann ‘man’. The surname Stutzmann is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Stutsman .

History: As a name of Swiss German origin, originally spelled Stutzmann, the surname Stutzman is common among the American Mennonites and Amish; the variant Stutsman is also found. The (main) progenitor(s) of the Mennonite and Amish Stutzmans arrived in North America in the first half of the 18th century.

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

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