Catharina Klein

10 February 1747–1761 (Age 13)
Annville, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Klein was born on 10 February 1747, in Annville, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Heinrich Klein, was 36 and her mother, Anna Maria Bettlin, was 32. She married Phillip H Maltsberger on 8 April 1760, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1761, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

Phillip H Maltsberger
Catharina Klein
Marriage: 8 April 1760
Johann Jacob Maltsberger

Spouse and Children

8 April 1760
New Jersey, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Michael Klein


    Johann Samuel Klein



    Anna Christina Kline



+10 More Children

Name Meaning

German, Dutch (also de Klein(e)) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Dutch, German klein ‘small’, or Yiddish kleyn. This was a nickname for a person of small stature, but is also often found as a distinguishing name for a junior male, usually a son, in names such as Kleinhans and Kleinpeter . This name is common and widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Klein, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Catharina Klein - birth:
  • Legacy NFS Source: Catharina Klein -

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