When Catharine Delp was born about 1783, in Franconia Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abraham Delp, was 28 and her mother, Barbara Clemmer, was 23. She married David Rosenberger about 1802, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 3 January 1874, at the age of 92.
South German: nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle High German talpe, tape ‘paw’.
German: in some cases, possibly also a northern topographic name for someone living by a ditch, Middle Low German delf (frequently an element in compound field names in swampy terrain).