Maria Catharina Renninger

7 March 1766–8 April 1807 (Age 41)
Red Hill, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maria Catharina

When Maria Catharina Renninger was born on 7 March 1766, in Red Hill, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johann Wendel Renninger, was 32 and her mother, Anna Margaretha May, was 24. She married John George Erb on 15 February 1785, in New Hanover Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 April 1807, in New Hanover Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in New Hanover Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John George Erb
1763–1842
Maria Catharina Renninger
1766–1807
Marriage: 15 February 1785
Peter Erb
1787–1828
Catharine Fox Erb
1788–1869
Jacob Erb
1790–1864
Johann George Erb
1794–1863
Johannes Erb
1798–1863
Philip Erb
1799–1868
Susanna Erb
1802–1833
Elisabeth Erb
1805–1805

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1785
New Hanover Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 10

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 14

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Renningen in Württemberg. This name is concentrated in PA.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharina Erb in entry for Jacob Erb, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Catharina Erb in entry for Jacob Erb, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Catharina Erb in entry for Philip Erb, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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