Catharina Hein

Female7 April 1810–2 January 1884

Brief Life History of Catharina

When Catharina Hein was born on 7 April 1810, in Tünsdorf, Saarburg, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany, her father, Johannes Hein, was 24 and her mother, Elisabeth Grün, was 25. She married Michael Berg on 25 February 1832, in Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Lafayette Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 2 January 1884, in Clear Creek Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Berg
Catharina Hein
Marriage: 25 February 1832
Anna Berg
Barbara Berg
Catherine L. Berg
Nicholas Berg Sr.
Maria Berg
Barbara Berg

Sources (8)

  • Catharine Barrich in household of Michel Barrich, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catherine Berg, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Kathrena Hein in entry for Barbbra Sondag, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 February 1832Germany
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

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

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 3

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 20

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Egon, Kurt, Manfred, Wolfgang, Gerd, Ilse, Jurgen, Klaus, Matthias, Otto, Siegfried.

    German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Heinrich (see Henry 1).

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

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