Catharine Keehn

Female21 December 1811–

Brief Life History of Catharine

When Catharine Keehn was born on 21 December 1811, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johannes Keehn, was 18 and her mother, Elizabeth Traul, was 21.

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Johannes Keehn
1793–1850
Elizabeth Traul
1791–1848
Catharine Keehn
1811–
Susanna Keehn
1816–
John Keehn
1822–

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (3)

    1812

    Age 1

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 1

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 1

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

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Keehan .

    Americanized form of German Kühn (see Kuehn ).

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

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