Catharina Gertrudis Schepers

22 August 1831–12 February 1907 (Age 75)
Nieuwstadt, Limburg, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Catharina Gertrudis

When Catharina Gertrudis Schepers was born on 22 August 1831, in Nieuwstadt, Limburg, Netherlands, her father, Godfried Schepers, was 30 and her mother, Maria Gertrudis Severen, was 25. She married John Felton on 6 April 1853. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Minnesota, United States in 1870 and Chanhassen, Carver, Minnesota, United States in 1880. She died on 12 February 1907, in Shakopee, Scott, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Shakopee, Scott, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Felton
1826–1900
Catharina Gertrudis Schepers
1831–1907
Marriage: 6 April 1853
Margaret Felton
1853–1880
Elizabeth Felton
1855–1883
Michael Felton
1855–
Auguste Felton
1856–
Angela Emily Felton
1857–1881
Margareta Felton
1858–
Nicholas Felton
1859–1945
Angela Paulina Felton
1861–1940
Theodore Felton
1863–
Nicholas Felton
1864–
Anna Catherine Felten
1867–1961
Henry Felton
1870–1949
Nicholas Felton
1870–
Peter Felton
1872–1941
Dominic Felton
1873–
Mary Catherine Felton
1873–
John Felton
1876–1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1853
  • Children

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1839
    Age 8
    The current province Limburg of the Netherlands only came into existence in 1839, after the finalization of the separation of Belgium from the Netherlands which had begun in 1830.
    1853
    Age 22
    Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: patronymic from Scheper .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Scheper

    Sources (24)

    • Catharina Felton in household of John Felton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Catherine Friederich in entry for Angela Kurvers, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
    • Catherina Felten in household of John Felten, "United States Census, 1860"

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