Catherine Stanley

1803–8 September 1858 (Age 55)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Stanley was born in 1803, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Stanley, was 25 and her mother, Delilah Virginia Hill, was 24. She married Thomas Belcher on 5 May 1824, in Patrick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 September 1858, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Belcher
1798–1882
Catherine Stanley
1803–1858
Marriage: 5 May 1824
Owen Stanley
1822–1857
Martha J. Belcher
1831–
Peter Benjamin Belcher
1836–1920
Causley Belcher
1838–1927
Daniel Belcher
1841–1861
Tabitha Belcher
1843–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 May 1824
Patrick, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Owen Stanley

    Male1822–1857Male

    Martha J. Belcher

    Female1831–Female

    Male1836–1920Male

    Causley Belcher

    Male1838–1927Male

    Daniel Belcher

    Male1841–1861Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 9

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 16

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catharine Belsher in household of Thomas Belsher, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catherine Stanley in entry for Causley Belcher, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Catharine Bilcher in entry for Daniel Bilcher, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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