Catharine Ober

1834–10 May 1911 (Age 77)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Catharine

When Catharine Ober was born in 1834, in Ohio, United States, her father, David Ober, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Goddard, was 32. She married Joseph Larimore in 1868, in Duffy, Monroe, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ohio Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 10 May 1911, in Monroe, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Larimore
Catharine Ober
Marriage: 1868
John Langford Larimore
Anna Larimore
Sarah Larimore
Joseph Larimore
William Larimore
David Nimrod Larimore
Mary Elizabeth Larimore
Margaret Larimore

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1868Duffy, Monroe, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 2
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 26
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Surrey): unexplained.South German: topographic name for someone who lived at the upper end of a village on a hill, from Middle High German ober, obar ‘above’.North German: topographic for someone who lived on the bank of a river or stream; standardized form from Middle Low German over ‘river bank’.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Catherine Larmen in household of Joseph Larmen, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Catherine Ober in entry for Mary Elizabeth Mccue, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
    • Catherine Larmer in household of Joseph Larmer, "United States Census, 1880"

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