Catharine Ebersole


Brief Life History of Catharine

When Catharine Ebersole was born in 1766, in Washington, Maryland, United States, her father, Christian Ebersole, was 39 and her mother, Mary Catherine Ebersole, was 29. She married Samuel Forrer on 12 March 1799, in Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1859, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Forrer
Catharine Ebersole
Marriage: 12 March 1799
Christian Forrer
Elizabeth Forrer
Hannah Forrer
Daniel Forrer
Henry Forrer
Jacob Forrer
Elizabeth Forrer

Sources (12)

  • Cathern in entry for Hannah Forrer, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Cathern in entry for Jacob Forrer, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Cathr Forrer in entry for Hannah Forrer, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1799Washington, Maryland, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 10

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries: 1776: Washington, Maryland, United States


    Age 25

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Aebersold (see Ebersold ), via its German altered form Ebersohl . It is found mainly in PA. Compare Ebersol , Eversole , Eversoll , and Eversull .

    History: This is the name of a Swiss Mennonite family, originally spelled Aebersold. It is found among the descendants of the Mennonite immigrants of Swiss origin bearing the name Ebersohl, who came to PA in the 18th century from Germany.

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

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