Catharine Luster

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

The Life 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 in 1880. 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
Mary Ann " Polly" Asher
Joseph Marion Asher
Nancy Elizabeth Asher
John W Asher
Isabelle " Bell" Asher

Spouse and Children

8 March 1849


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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

1 German: habitational name for someone from a place called Lust .2 Perhaps also English, a variant of Lester .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catharine Asher, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Catharine Luster in entry for Joseph Asher, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Catharine Luster in entry for Joseph Asher, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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