Catharine Batdorf

Female26 September 1787–1862

Brief Life History of Catharine

When Catharine Batdorf was born on 26 September 1787, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Martin Battorf, was 39 and her mother, Maria Barbara Hautz, was 39. She married Jacob House on 23 October 1811, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died in 1862, in Wayland, Henry, Iowa, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wayland, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob House
Catharine Batdorf
Marriage: 23 October 1811
Emiley House
Sarah R. House
John Martin House

Sources (7)

  • Catharine House in household of Jacob House, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catherine Bottaff, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Catharine Bottorff House, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1811Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 1

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

    Age 4

    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.


    Age 21

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Badorf (see Bottorff ).

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

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