Catharine Amerman

Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Amerman was born on 21 May 1749, in Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, her father, Paules Amerman, was 36 and her mother, Alida Reynierson Van Hengel, was 34. She married Cornelius Dehart about 1769, in Somerset, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Catharine Amerman
Cornelius Dehart
Marriage: about 1769
Alida De Hart

Spouse & Children

about 1769
Somerset, New Jersey, United States


  • Alida De Hart


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World Events (8)


Age 26

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 32

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a charcoal burner.2 Americanized spelling of German Ammermann ( see Ammerman ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Catharine in entry for Ann Van Dike Dehart, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Catharine in entry for Isaac Van Dike Dehart, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Catrina in entry for Alida Dehart, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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