Catherine Weigerlin

1727–1800 (Age 72)
Lampertheim, Bensheim, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Weigerlin was born on 4 August 1727, in Lampertheim, Bensheim, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany, her father, Paulus Wegerlin, was 28 and her mother, Ottilia Bayer, was 23. She married Abraham Gingrich about 1740, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died in 1800, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Catherine Weigerlin
Abraham Gingrich
Marriage: about 1740
Ann Kingery
Daniel Kingery
Mary Kingery
Elizabeth Gingery
Barbara Kingery

Spouse & Children

about 1740
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America


Parents & Siblings



  • Johann Jacob WEGERLIN


  • Female1727–1800Female

  • Ottilia Wegerlin


  • Anna Clara Wegerlin


  • Male1739–1831Male

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World Events (4)


Age 49

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 49

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 59

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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Sources (2)

  • John Gingerich, "Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994"
  • Kathrine Kingry, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Letters of Administration, 1757

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