Catherine Whitehouse

1792–1818 (Age 26)
Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Whitehouse was born in 1792, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Whitehouse, was 34 and her mother, Sarah “Sally” M, was 28. She married James Sparrow on 10 August 1813, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. She died in 1818, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 26.

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Family Time Line

James Sparrow
1792–1854
Catherine Whitehouse
1792–1818
Marriage: 10 August 1813

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 August 1813Mercer, Kentucky, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1792 · Becomes the 15th State
    Age 0
    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 8
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands, especially Staffordshire): topographic name for someone who lived in a white house, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + hous ‘house’, or a habitational name from a place called with these elements, as for example Whittas in Cumbria. Alternatively, a variant of Whittles .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Whitter
    Whittles
    Whitis
    Whitus

    Sources (2)

    • Catharin Whitehouse, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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