Catherina Conde

14 February 1813–6 January 1875 (Age 61)
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States

The Life of Catherina

When Catherina Conde was born on 14 February 1813, in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States, her father, Albert I. Conde, was 41 and her mother, Hester Toll, was 36. She married John McKnight on 26 September 1837, in Charlton, Charlton, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States in 1865. She died on 6 January 1875, at the age of 61.

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John McKnight
Catherina Conde
Marriage: 26 September 1837
Martha C Mcknight
Emily McKnight
Albert Tull MacKnight
John Jesse MacKnight
Susan Mc Knight
Martha Clancy Mc Knight
Caroline McKnight
Hester Mc Knight

Spouse and Children

26 September 1837
Charlton, Charlton, Saratoga, New York, United States


    Martha C Mcknight


    Emily McKnight


    Albert Tull MacKnight


    John Jesse MacKnight


    Susan Mc Knight


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Albert I. Conde


    Hester Toll




+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 14

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 17

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from the title of rank conde ‘count’, a derivative of Latin comes, comitis ‘companion’.2 English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Mc Knight, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Catharine Mc Knight in entry for Susan Mc Knight, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Catherine Mc Knight in entry for Albert Tull Mc Knight, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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