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.
Americanized form of German Badorf (see Bottorff ).