Catherine Van Bebber

17 April 1721–30 October 1751 (Age 30)
Cecil, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Van Bebber was born on 17 April 1721, in Cecil, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, James Van Bebber, was 21 and her mother, Anna Laroun, was 21. She married Reverend Enoch David on 8 May 1745, in Bohemia, Lackawaxen Township, Pike, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 30 October 1751, in Middletown, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Middletown, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Reverend Enoch David
Catherine Van Bebber
Marriage: 8 May 1745
Mary Anna David
Susanna Davis
Elinor David
Rachel David
James David
William Davis
Rev Ebenezer David
Philip Davis

Spouse and Children

8 May 1745
Bohemia, Lackawaxen Township, Pike, Pennsylvania, United States


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    James Van Bebber





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World Events (1)

1731 · Willington Founded

Age 10

In 1731, Willington, Delaware was founded. It was named after Thomas Willing the first land developer in the area. It was later renamed Wilmington.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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  • Catherine Van Bebber, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Catherine Van Bebber, "Delaware, Church Records, 1707-1939"
  • Catherine Van Bebber, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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