Catherine Watterson

8 December 1836–20 August 1911 (Age 74)
Peel, Isle of Man

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Watterson was born on 8 December 1836, in Peel, Isle of Man, her father, William Watterson Sr, was 32 and her mother, Mary Colvin, was 33. She married Joseph Lamoni Holbrook on 24 July 1855, in North Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 20 August 1911, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lamoni Holbrook
Catherine Watterson
Marriage: 24 July 1855
Janet Hoggan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1855North Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 3
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 21
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic meaning ‘son of Water 1’, a short form of Walter .

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Catherine Holbrook in household of Joseph L Holbrook, "United States Census, 1860"
    • 1911 Catherine Waterson Holbrook, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Catharine Watterson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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