Catharina Prough

1794–Female
West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Prough was born in 1794, in West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johan Peter Prough Brach, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Breininger, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Johan Peter Prough Brach
1757–1841
Elizabeth Breininger
1757–1823
Maria Rosina Prough
1778–
Hannah Prough
1782–
Baby Prough
1784–1784
Samuel Prough
1784–1835
Peter Prough
1784–
Maria Magdalena Prough
1779–
Johann Jurg Prough
1781–1808
Maria Catherine (Kitty) Prough
1786–1841
Peter Prough
1790–
Hannah Prough
1792–
Catharina Prough
1794–
George Prough
1796–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

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.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 18

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Bruch , Brauch or French Proulx .

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

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