Catharine E. Randolph

about 1815–
New York, United States

The Life of Catharine E.

Catharine E. Randolph was born about 1815, in New York, United States. She married William O. Cross on 16 April 1845, in Brooklyn, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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William O. Cross
1800–1856
Catharine E. Randolph
1815–
Marriage: 16 April 1845

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 April 1845
Brooklyn, Jackson, Michigan, United States

World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

Properly Radolph, the same as the German names Radulph, Radolf, Hroadolf, RudoIph, from Old German "rad-ulph," meaning help or counsel. A nickname is Rann. Rodolph is another spelling of Rudolph. Ralph, Rolph, and Randal are derived from Randolph. Raof and Raoul are Anglo-Norman forms of Ralph or Rolph.

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Sources (2)

  • Catharine E Randolph, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Catharine E. Randolph, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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