Catharine Troxell

2 February 1833–18 July 1906 (Age 73)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Catharine Troxell

When Catharine Troxell was born on 2 February 1833, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Troxell, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Bleiler, was 29. She lived in Salisbury Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1850. She died on 18 July 1906, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fairhaven Cemetery, Mulberry, Madison Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States.

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Jacob Troxell
Elizabeth Bleiler
Simeon Troxell
Stella Troxell
Ruben Troxell
Elizabeth Troxell
Maria Troxell
Ellamina Troxell
Reuben Daniel Troxell
Helena B Troxell
Catharine Troxell
Franklin Washington Troxell
Ephraim Peter Troxell
Sarah Troxell
Peter Ludwig Troxel
Mary Ann Troxell
Lucy Ann Troxell
Ester Troxell
Jacob Troxel

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Troxell





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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 3

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 23

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

Greek: Pure.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catharine Troxel in household of Elisabeth Troxel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catherine Troxel, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Catherine Troxell, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"

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