Catharine Wing

November 1782–9 August 1852 (Age 69)
Dover, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Catharine

When Catharine Wing was born in November 1782, in Dover, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Wing, was 42 and her mother, Hannah White, was 38. She married Henry Wheeler about 1801. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 9 August 1852, in Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Wingdale, Dover, Dutchess, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Wheeler
Catharine Wing
Marriage: about 1801
Mariette Wheeler
Harvey Wheeler
Amy Wheeler
Thomas Wheeler
Hannah Wheeler
John B. Wheeler
Perry Wheeler
Shandanett Wheeler
Bailey Wheeler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1801
  • Children


    +4 More Children

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    +7 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 1
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 15
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    Age 21
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Weng (Old West Scandinavian Wenge, perhaps originally a nickname from vengi ‘pillow, cushion’).English and Scottish: habitational name from either Wing in Buckinghamshire or Wing in Rutland. The Buckinghamshire placename probably means ‘the people of Wiwa’, from an Old English personal name Wiwa + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas. The Rutland placename and probably derives from Old Norse vengi ‘field’.Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 榮, see Rong 4.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Catharine Wheeler in household of Henry Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Catharine Wing Wheeler, "Find A Grave Index"

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