When Catharina "Kate" Schlotter was born on 15 September 1846, in Baden, her father, Peter Joseph Schlotter, was 32 and her mother, Katharina Kühn, was 33. She married Stephen Biedermann on 28 July 1865, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Brazil Township, Clay, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 October 1912, at the age of 66, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Bernd.
South German: topographic name for someone living in an area of loamy soil, from Middle High German slōte ‘loam’, and probably also a habitational name for someone from any of the places called Schlott in Bavaria.
North German: occupational name for a locksmith, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German slot ‘lock’.