Catharina Griefe was born about 1653, in Sumte, Bleckelde, Hanover, Prussia, Germany. She married Hans Oehlke on 24 November 1674. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1735, in her hometown, at the age of 83, and was buried in Neuhaus an der Elbe, Bleckelde, Hanover, Prussia, Germany.
North German: nickname for a gray-haired man, from Middle Low German grīs ‘gray’.