Catherine Wickel

25 April 1840–17 February 1915 (Age 74)
Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Wickel was born on 25 April 1840, in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Harmon Wickel, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Reichard, was 42. She married Andrew Beck Benzon Sr on 11 February 1862, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 February 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Beck Benzon Sr
Catherine Wickel
Marriage: 11 February 1862
Eleanora Katherine Benzon
Andrew Beck Benzon Jr
Edwin Wickle Benzon
Joseph Benzon
Arthur Benzon
Minnie Benzon
Owen Benzon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1862St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Gunter, Juergen, Rainer.German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name, for instance Wick .

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

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    Story Highlight


    HISTORY OF RICHARD WICKEL Richard Wickel was born 9 July 1825 in New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Harmon and Elizabeth Rickards (Richards) Wickel. He was the fifth of nine children. His old …

    Sources (42)

    • Catharine Wickel in household of Herman Wickel, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Catherine Wickel, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Catherine in entry for Ellanora K Silver, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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