Catherine Moine

28 May 1816–5 March 1888 (Age 71)
Boron, Belfort, Franche-Comté, France

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Moine was born on 28 May 1816, in Boron, Belfort, Franche-Comté, France, her father, François Moine, was 26 and her mother, Marie Catharine Boron, was 25. She married Joseph J Petit on 31 October 1837, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1836. She died on 5 March 1888, in Milton Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Saint Peter And Paul Cemetery, Doylestown, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Joseph J Petit
Catherine Moine
Marriage: 31 October 1837
Joseph Petit
Franklin Peter Petit
Mary Petit
Catharine Petit
Selesta F Petit
Celestena Petit
Christenia Petit
Augustus Peter Petit
Magdalena M Petit
Edward E. Petit

Spouse and Children

31 October 1837
Wayne, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘forest root’ or ‘prosperous root’; from the island of Okinawa.

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

Sources (3)

  • Catharine Pettet in household of Joseph Pettet, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catharine Pettitt in household of Joseph Pettitt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catharine Petit in household of Joseph Petit, "United States Census, 1850"

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