Catharine Van Hoeson

20 December 1804–9 April 1858 (Age 53)
Claverack, Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Van Hoeson was born on 20 December 1804, in Claverack, Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, Abraham G Van Hoesen, was 34 and her mother, Jannetje Vosburgh, was 34. She married William Fellows about 1822, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1855 and Columbia, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 9 April 1858, at the age of 53, and was buried in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Fellows
1799–1872
Catharine Van Hoeson
1804–1858
Marriage: about 1822
Oscar F. Fellows
1827–1897
Vashtil L. Fellows
1842–
J. Mortimer Fellows
1829–1895
Frederick M Fellows
1829–
Irene E. Fellows
1831–1881
Louise C. Fellows
1839–1912
William W. Fellows
1845–1855

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1822
Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Abraham G Van Hoesen

    Male1770–Male

    Jannetje Vosburgh

    Female1770–Female

siblings

(9)

    Elisabeth Van Hoesen

    Female1794–Female

    Cornelius Van Hoesen

    Male1796–1863Male

    Ann Van Hoesen

    Female1798–Female

    Garrett Van Heusen

    Male1801–Male

    Female1804–1858Female

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 15

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. 

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine Fellows in household of William Fellows, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Catherine in entry for Oscar F Fellows and Mary Abbey Damon, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Catherine in entry for Oscar F. Fellows and Mary Abbey Damon, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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