Katharina Jauss

1808–1883 (Age 75)
Württemberg-Hohenzollern, Germany

The Life of Katharina

Katharina Jauss was born in 1808, in Württemberg-Hohenzollern, Germany. She married Christian Nydegger Jr. in 1832. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Hardy, Virginia, United States in 1860 and West Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 2 December 1883, in United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, Garrett, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Nydegger Jr.
Katharina Jauss
Marriage: 1832
Louis Napoleon Nydegger
Bessie M. Nydegger
Emma Nydegger
Richard D. Nydegger
William Fredrick Nydegger
Louisa Dorothy Nydegger
Pauline Katharine Nydegger
Sarah Nydegger
Samuel Nydegger
Paulina C Nydegger

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 4

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

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

Americanized spelling of German Pfaus, a variant of Pfautz , a nickname for a self-important person, or possibly an altered spelling of Fass .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine Nydeggar in household of Christian Nydeggar, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catharine Nydegger in household of Christian Nydegger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catharine Nydegger in entry for Christian Nydegger, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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