Amanda Catharine Bassler

29 December 1842–
Jackson Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Amanda Catharine

When Amanda Catharine Bassler was born on 29 December 1842, in Jackson Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Bassler, was 45 and her mother, Anna Barbara Unger, was 43. She lived in Myerstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Henry Bassler
1797–1851
Anna Barbara Unger
1799–1887
Sarah Ann Bassler
1822–1888
Maria Bassler
1823–1824
Maria Elizabeth Bassler
1826–1849
Susanna Bassler
1829–1864
Anna Maria Bassler
1831–1906
Captain John Henry Bassler
1834–1916
William Michael Bassler
1836–
Rebecca Lavina Bassler
1838–1913
William Daniel Bassler
1840–1923
Amanda Catharine Bassler
1842–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Sarah Ann Bassler

    Female1822–1888Female

    Female1823–1824Female

    Maria Elizabeth Bassler

    Female1826–1849Female

    Female1829–1864Female

    Anna Maria Bassler

    Female1831–1906Female

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 21

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (also Bässler): variant of Basler .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Catharine Bassler in household of Jonas Bassler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Bassler in household of Henry Bassler, "United States Census, 1850"

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