Catharine Sturkie

Brief Life History of Catharine

When Catharine Sturkie was born in October 1783, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, Ulrich Sterchi, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Ebert, was 30. She married William Mack about 1803, in Orangeburg, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Orangeburg, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States in 1850. She died on 24 May 1860, in North, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bull Swamp Cemetery, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States.

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William Mack
Catharine Sturkie
Marriage: about 1803
James D Mack
Rev. William G Mack
Jacob Jackson Mack Sr

Sources (2)

  • Catherine Mack, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catherine Sturkie Mack, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.


Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Possibly English: variant of Starkey .

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

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