Emily Catherine Liter

1821–1875 (Age 53)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Emily Catherine

When Emily Catherine Liter was born on 29 July 1821, in Indiana, United States, her father, Henry W. Liter, was 45 and her mother, Mary Mikesell, was 41. She married Alexander Peden on 13 January 1839, in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Harrison Township, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Magisterial District 4, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 1 January 1875, in Brandenburg, Meade, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Buck Grove, Meade, Kentucky, United States.

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Emily Catherine Liter
Alexander Peden
Marriage: 13 January 1839
Ona J Peden

Spouse & Children

13 January 1839
Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 4

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 15

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Emily C Raser, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emily C Rasor in household of Willis H Rasor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emily C Razor in household of Willis Razor, "United States Census, 1860"

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