Catherine Noffsinger

7 October 1795–28 August 1871 (Age 75)
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Noffsinger was born on 7 October 1795, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, her father, William Jacob Noffsinger, was 43 and her mother, Susan H Stoner, was 30. She married Rev Samuel Danner Jr on 16 May 1811, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 28 August 1871, in Bremen, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev Samuel Danner Jr
Catherine Noffsinger
Marriage: 16 May 1811
John W Danner
Rebecca Danner
Matilda A Danner
Sarah Danner
Susan Danner
Amanda Danner
Nancy Danner
Frances "Fannie" Danner
Elizabeth Danner
Harriet Ellen Danner
Mary Ann Danner
Samuel Danner

Spouse and Children

16 May 1811
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


    John W Danner



    Susan Danner


    Amanda Danner


    Nancy Danner


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World Events (8)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 1

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 23

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

German: Americanized form of Nafziger ( see Nefzger ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Danner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catharine Noffsinger Danner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Caty Noffsinger, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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