Catharine B. Denton

30 January 1765–1840 (Age 74)
Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Catharine B.

Catharine B. Denton was born on 30 January 1765, in Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States. She married William Smith on 15 February 1784, in Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1840, in Broadalbin, Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Broadalbin, Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States.

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William Smith
Catharine B. Denton
Marriage: 15 February 1784
James Smith
Reuben Smith
William Smith, Jr.
Denton Smith
Deborah Smith
David Smith
Arthur Smith

Spouse and Children

15 February 1784
Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States


    James Smith


    Reuben Smith


    William Smith, Jr.


    Denton Smith


    Deborah Smith


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 11

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 21

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. The vast majority, including those in Cambridgeshire, Cumbria, Dumfries, County Durham, Kent, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English denu ‘valley’ ( see Dean 1) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. An isolated example in Northamptonshire appears in Domesday Book as Dodintone ‘settlement associated with Dodda’.

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

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  • Catherine Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

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