Catharine Ramey

20 September 1818–4 April 1903 (Age 84)
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Ramey was born on 20 September 1818, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Levi Ramey, was 38 and her mother, Virginia Margaret Petty, was 38. She married Hugh Harrison on 27 February 1837, in Fayette, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Polk Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 4 April 1903, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Abingdon Cemetery, Abingdon, Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Harrison
Catharine Ramey
Marriage: 27 February 1837
Sarah Harrison
Margaret Rebecca Harrison
George Washington Harrison
William Henry Harrison
Perry C Harrison
Rachel Frances Harrison
Thomas Corwin Harrison
Simon Scott Harrison
Emaneul Batteal Harrison
Phoebe Harrison
Andrew Levi Harrison

Spouse and Children

27 February 1837
Fayette, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

French: eastern variant of Ram .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine Harrison in household of Hugh Harrison, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catharine Harrison in household of Heny Harrison, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catherine Harrison in household of H Harrison, "United States Census, 1880"

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