Catharine Marvin

Connecticut, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Marvin was born in 1772, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Daniel Marvin, was 30 and her mother, Cornelia Kate Schoonhoven, was 39. She married John Kinnan about 1805. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Kinnan
Catharine Marvin
Marriage: about 1805
Judith Maria Kinnan

Spouse and Children

about 1805


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Marvin


    Cornelia Kate Schoonhoven




    Daniel Marvin


    Judith Marvin


    Daniel Marvin




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 9

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Age 31

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English personal name Merewine (Old English Maerwin, from mær ‘fame’ + win ‘friend’). 2. from the Old English personal name Merefinn, derived from Old Norse Mora-Finnr. 3. from the Old English personal name Mǣrwynn, composed of the elements mǣr ‘famous’, ‘renowned’ + wynn ‘joy’. 4. from the Welsh personal name Merfyn, Mervyn, composed of the Old Welsh elements mer, which probably means ‘marrow’, + myn ‘eminent’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin of Hartford, Ct.: 1638 and 1635, sons of Edward Marvin, of Great Bentley, England; Published 1904.
  • Catharina Mavin, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Catharine Marvin - christening:

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.