Eva Catharina Grub

1716–1811 (Age 95)
Welchweiler, Kusel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

The Life of Eva Catharina

When Eva Catharina Grub was born in 1716, in Welchweiler, Kusel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, her father, Casper Grueben, was 26 and her mother, Martha Geist, was 16. She married Johann Nickel Nickom Jr on 16 February 1736, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1811, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 95.

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Johann Nickel Nickom Jr
Eva Catharina Grub
Marriage: 16 February 1736
Susanna Nickom
Elisabetha Margaretha Nickom
Johann Nickel Nickom
Johann Nickel Nickom III
Johann Peter Nickom
John Michel Nickom

Spouse and Children

16 February 1736
Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Casper Grueben


    Martha Geist




World Events (4)


Age 60

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

Age 60

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Age 73

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

Polish: from gruby ‘big’, ‘coarse’, ‘thick’, hence a nickname referring either to an individual's physical appearance or to his coarse behavior.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eva Catharina Nitkom in entry for Johan Michel Nitkom, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Eva Catharina Nitkomm in entry for Johann Nickel Nitkomm, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Eva Catharina Gruben in entry for Johann Nickel Nickanns, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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