Catherine Conrad

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Conrad was born on 2 February 1797, in Territoire de Belfort, France, her father, Jean Isaac Conrad, was 32 and her mother, Elisabeth Schlegel, was 27. She married Joseph Boshart on 6 February 1823, in Luemschwiller, Haut-Rhin, France. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 3 October 1869, in Wellesley Township, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 72.

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Joseph Boshart
Catherine Conrad
Marriage: 6 February 1823
Marie Boshart
Catherine Boshart
Christian Boshart
Peter Boshart
Catherine Boshart
Barbara Boshart
Catherine Boshart
Anna Boshart
Magdalena Boshart

Sources (7)

  • Catharina Boshart, "Ontario Census, 1861"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Catherine Conrad - Published information: birth: 2 February 1797; Belfort (Territoire), France
  • Catherine Bashart, "Canada, Ontario County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

World Events (6)


Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul, then Emperor of the French (1804). Establishment of modern administrative institutions, codification of the law. European wars lead to abdication of the Emperor.

1804 · First Empire

When the French Revolution ended it started the First Empire or the reign of the Emperors. This included Napoleon I twice and Louis XVIII (King). The First Empire was in control during the Napoleonic Wars.

1836 · Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe was made specifically right before Napoleon I victory in Austerlitz in 1806 and took 30 years to build. Sadly Napoleon I would not live to see the creation finished. It’s name means triumphal arch. Assassination attempts were made on both Charles De Gaulle and Jacques Chirac from this location. Even though its name means triumph it has seen many times where Germans triumphally marched under it after winning battles.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Konrad and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. It was also adopted as a surname by Ashkenazic Jews.

French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine): from the personal name Conrad, of ancient Germanic origin, or a Frenchified form of the German cognate Konrad .

English (Middlesex): from an Anglicized form of the German personal name Konrad .

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

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