Catherine Colvin

1747–21 June 1798 (Age 51)
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Colvin was born in 1747, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, John Colvin 3rd, was 37 and her mother, Amey Randall, was 30. She married William Williams on 6 May 1770, in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 21 June 1798, in Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

William Williams
Catherine Colvin
Marriage: 6 May 1770
Silas Williams
Thomas Williams
Catherine Williams
Luther Williams
Dinah Williams
Dinah Williams

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World Events (4)

Age 29
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence
Age 29
Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 40
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

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Sources (14)

  • Cathrine Colvin, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Katharine Colvin, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Katharine Colvin, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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