Catharine Nicodemus

about 1778–before 1847 (Age 69)
Fairfield, Ohio, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Nicodemus was born about 1778, her father, Johann Heinrich Nicodemus, was 21 and her mother, Susannah Greenwood, was 18. She married Henry Donaldson on 20 December 1817, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died before 1847, at the age of 68, and was buried in Fairfield, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Donaldson
Catharine Nicodemus
Marriage: 20 December 1817
Drucilla Donaldson
Priscilla Donaldson
Rebecca Donaldson
Mary Donaldson
Susan Mary Donaldson
David Donaldson
Aaron N Donaldson
Rebecca Donaldson
John Donaldson
Henry Donaldson
Catherine Elizabeth Donaldson

Spouse and Children

20 December 1817
Fairfield, Ohio, United States


    Drucilla Donaldson


    Priscilla Donaldson


    Rebecca Donaldson


    Mary Donaldson


    Susan Mary Donaldson


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Spanish: from a personal name of Greek origin, composed of the elements nikē ‘victory’ + dēmos ‘people’. This is the name borne in the New Testament by a Greek Jew who defended Jesus before the religious leaders (John 7:50) and was present at his burial (John 19:39).

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

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  • Catharine Nichodemus, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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