Catherine Hunsaker

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Hunsaker was born on 22 December 1822, in Jonesboro, Union, Illinois, United States, her father, Johannes Hunsaker, was 29 and her mother, Louanna Shaw, was 27. She married Henry Conrad Barkhausen on 24 January 1843, in Union, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died on 6 June 1904, in Unity, Alexander, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Alexander, Illinois, United States.

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Henry Conrad Barkhausen
Catherine Hunsaker
Marriage: 24 January 1843
Susan Adeline Barkhausen
Louise Charlotte Barkhausen
Augustina Barkhausen
Amelia Barkhausen

Sources (5)

  • Catherine Barkhausen in household of Henry Barkhausen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catharine Hunsaker, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Catherine Hunsaker Barkhausen, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1823: Union, Illinois, United States

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Hunziker or of its German altered form Hunsicker . Compare Honsaker and Hunsucker .

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

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