Catharine Carraher

Brief Life History of Catharine

When Catharine Carraher was born in July 1888, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Michael Carraher, was 32 and her mother, Maria Anna Rouarke, was 25. She married John Chamberlain Lehman on 25 September 1909, in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died in 1980, at the age of 92, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Chamberlain Lehman
Catharine Carraher
Marriage: 25 September 1909
Thomas Lehman
George K Lehman
Eugene Lehman

Sources (8)

  • Kathryn Leyman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kate Carraher, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Catherine Carraher Lehman, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1905 · The Movie Theater

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish (Monaghan): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhearchair ‘son of Fearchar’, a personal name derived from Celtic fear ‘man’ + car ‘dear, beloved’.

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

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