Catharina "Kate" Schlotter

Female15 September 1846–21 October 1912

Brief Life History of Catharina "Kate"

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.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Biedermann
Catharina "Kate" Schlotter
Marriage: 28 July 1865
Catharina Francisca Bidermann
Margaretha Rosa Biedermann
Mary Louise Biederman
Anna Biederman
John Rudolph Biederman
William Biederman
Alice Sophia Biederman
Lillian Biederman
John George Biederman

Sources (20)

  • Catherine Buterman in household of Stephen Buterman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catherine Biederman, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"
  • Anna in entry for Geo W Bunting, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1865Indiana, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 5

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 19

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

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

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