Catharine Fanning

21 August 1772–22 March 1862 (Age 89)
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Fanning was born on 21 August 1772, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Walter Fanning, was 25 and her mother, Grace Benjamin, was 18. She married Andrew Clarke on 12 April 1791, in New Concord, Chatham, Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 22 March 1862, in Sugar Creek, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Clarke
1766–1852
Catharine Fanning
1772–1862
Marriage: 12 April 1791
Fannie Clark
1792–1831
Frederick Fanning Clarke Sr
1793–1823
Hezekiah Clarke
1796–1834
Clarissa Clark
1798–1870
Catherine Clark
1800–1889
Wheeler Hutchinson Clarke
1803–1880
Elizabeth Ann Clark
1804–1884
Eliza Ann Clarke
1805–1851
Chloe Clarke
1807–1817
Katherine Lathrop
1809–
Addison Clark
1810–1874
William Andrew Clarke
1813–1887
Maria D. Clarke
1815–1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1791
New Concord, Chatham, Columbia, New York, United States
children

(13)

    Female1792–1831Female

    Frederick Fanning Clarke Sr

    Male1793–1823Male

    Male1796–1834Male

    Clarissa Clark

    Female1798–1870Female

    Female1800–1889Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 9

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 25

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Fenning .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Clark in household of Andrew Clark, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catherine Clark in entry for Clarissa Hunt, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
  • Catherine Clarke in entry for Charles Loomis and Maria D Butler, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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