Catharine Lausch

Brief Life History of Catharine

When Catharine Lausch was born on 14 December 1834, in Cocalico Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Lausch Sr., was 30 and her mother, Sarah Zerbe, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Lausch Sr.
Sarah Zerbe
Susanna Lausch
John Donerich Lausch
Catharine Lausch
Henry Z Lausch
Sarah E Lausch
Jacob Lausch Jr
Solomon Lausch

Sources (2)

  • Catharine Laush in household of Jacob Laush, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Catharine Lausch - Church record: Christening record or certificate: birth-name: Catharine Lausch

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from Middle High German lūsche.

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

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