Catharine Luster

9 July 1829–17 November 1901 (Age 72)
Crawford, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Catharine

When Catharine Luster was born on 9 July 1829, in Crawford, Missouri, United States, her father, James Edward Luster, was 33 and her mother, Mary Anna Clinton, was 23. She married Joseph Asher on 8 March 1849. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Meramec Township, Phelps, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 17 November 1901, in Crawford, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Morrison, Gasconade, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Asher
Catharine Luster
Marriage: 8 March 1849
Henry Asher
James Asher
Joseph Marion Asher
Mary Ann "Polly" Asher
Nancy Elizabeth Asher
John W Asher
Isabelle " Bell" Asher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1849
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1831 · Dedication of Jackson County
    Age 2
    In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.
    Age 31
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1931;2007: 5230; 2010: 7316)Probably an altered form of English Lester . This surname is common among African Americans.German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Lust (see Lust 2).

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Catherine Asher in household of Levi W Micheal, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Catharine Luster in entry for Joseph Asher, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Catharine Asher, "United States Census, 1880"

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