Katherine Brimmer

Brief Life History of Katherine

When Katherine Brimmer was born on 11 February 1767, in Grafton, Rensselaer, New York, United States, her father, Johannes George Brimmer, was 28 and her mother, Maria Barbara Simon, was 22. She married Roswell Crandall about 1808, in Grafton, Rensselaer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 17 December 1854, in Grafton, Rensselaer, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Rensselaer, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

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Roswell Crandall
Katherine Brimmer
Marriage: about 1808
Elizabeth Crandall
Clarissa Crandall
John S Crandall
Samuel Crandall
Roswell Crandall

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Crandall, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Catharine Brimmer Crandall, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Catherine Crandall, "United States Census, 1850"

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Name Meaning

German: nickname for a grouse or grumbler, from an agent derivative of Middle High German brimmen ‘to grumble’.

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

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