Cathrina Krieger

21 July 1849–
Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany

The Life of Cathrina

When Cathrina Krieger was born on 21 July 1849, in Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, her father, Daniel Krieger, was 42 and her mother, Magdalena Volz, was 36. She married Philipp Friedrich Heinrich Rittershofer on 12 March 1874, in Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Grötzingen, Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany in 1849.

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Family Time Line

Philipp Friedrich Heinrich Rittershofer
1850–1897
Cathrina Krieger
1849–
Marriage: 12 March 1874
Luise Carolina Rittershofer
1876–
Christoph Friedrich Rittershofer
1877–
Carolina Rittershofer
1878–1878
Catharina Magdalena Rittershofer
1879–1894
Wilhelmine Rittershofer
1882–
Philipp Heinrich Rittershofer
1883–
Maximillian Carl Rittershofer
1885–
Friedrick Rittershofer
1886–
Friedrike Carolina Rittershofer
1891–1891

Spouse and Children

    Philipp Friedrich Heinrich Rittershofer

    Male1850–1897Male

    Female1849–Female

MARRIAGE
12 March 1874
Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany
children

(9)

    Luise Carolina Rittershofer

    Female1876–Female

    Christoph Friedrich Rittershofer

    Male1877–Male

    Carolina Rittershofer

    Female1878–1878Female

    Catharina Magdalena Rittershofer

    Female1879–1894Female

    Wilhelmine Rittershofer

    Female1882–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Krieger

    Male1806–1883Male

    Magdalena Volz

    Female1813–Female

siblings

(6)

    Johann Martin Krieger

    Male1845–Male

    Magdalena Krieger

    Female1846–Female

    Karoline Krieger

    Female1848–Female

    Female1849–Female

    Magdalena Krieger

    Female1850–1850Female

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 3

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1864

Age 15

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1890

Age 41

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss German, German, and Dutch: occupational name for a mercenary soldier, Middle High German krieger (possibly from Late Latin (miles) gregarius ‘common soldier’, from grex ‘herd’,‘flock’, ‘crowd’). This name, in various spellings, is found throughout western and central Europe.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person ( see Krieg ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kruger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Katharina in entry for Philipp Friedrich Heinrich Rittershofer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Catharina Krieger in entry for Philipp Friedrich Heinrich Rittershofer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Catharina Krieger in entry for Philipp Heinrich Rittenshofer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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