Catherine Blazer

Femaleabout 1821–

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Blazer was born about 1821, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Adam Blazer, was 43 and her mother, Barbara Brock, was 47. She married JACOB R REESE about 1844, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Parrottsville, Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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Catherine Blazer
Marriage: about 1844
Philip Reese

Sources (3)

  • Catharine Reese in household of Jacob Reese, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catherine Reese in household of Jacob Reese, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catharine Reece in household of Philip Reece, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1844Tennessee, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 0

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 14

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 41

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: from Middle Dutch blaser ‘blower’, hence an occupational name for a player of the trumpet or other wind instrument, or a nickname for a braggart or boaster.

    Americanized form of German Bläser (see Blaser ).

    English (Norfolk): apparently from Middle English blasour ‘proclaimer’.

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

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