Catherine Troyer

Femaleabout 1837–

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Troyer was born about 1837, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, her father, Daniel Troyer, was 39 and her mother, Catherine Reep, was 35. She married Henry Bean on 20 December 1856. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Liberty Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Henry Bean
Catherine Troyer
Marriage: 20 December 1856
Henry F Bean

Sources (6)

  • Catherine Bean, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catherine Bean, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Catharine Stuart in household of James E Stuart, "United States Census, 1880"

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  • Marriage
    20 December 1856
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Historical Boundaries 1837: St Joseph, Indiana, United States

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 4

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 31

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Swiss German Treyer, a cognate of 2 below and 3 below or a variant of Dreyer .

    German: variant of Treuer (and, in North America, probably also an altered form of this), in the south a topographic name for someone who lived by a cattle track (Treyen, from Latin trivium ‘trail’), in the north an occupational name derived from Middle Low German troye ‘jerkin’ (compare 5 below). The surname Troyer is very rare in Germany.

    Americanized form of Austrian German Trojer: topographic name derived from South German dialect troi ‘cattle track’, a cognate of 2 above.

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

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