Catharina Wentz

17 June 1745–24 October 1825 (Age 80)
Worcester, Worcester Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Wentz was born on 17 June 1745, in Worcester, Worcester Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Wentz Sr., was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Boyer, was 25. She had at least 3 sons and 8 daughters with John Michael Croll. She died on 24 October 1825, in Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Woxall, Upper Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Michael Croll
1738–1795
Catharina Wentz
1745–1825
Elizabeth Croll
1767–1822
Sarah Croll
1769–1831
Catharina Croll
1770–1845
Anna "Nancy" Croll
1772–1852
Jacob Wentz Croll
1773–1840
Rebecca Croll
1775–1845
Susana Croll
1776–1803
Johannes Croll
1779–1847
Ann Marie "Polly" Croll
1782–1874
Sophia Croll
1784–1860
Michael Croll
1789–1858

Spouse and Children

children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Male1743–Male

    Female1745–1825Female

    Peter Boyer Wentz

    Male1752–1803Male

    Josephus Wentz

    Male1753–Male

World Events (6)

1776

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 31

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 41

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.

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Werner, or, especially in eastern regions, from a short form of the Slavic personal name Wenceslaw.

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

Sources (3)

  • Catharina Croll in entry for Michael Croll, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Margaret Croll in entry for Susana Wagner, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Catharina Wentz Croll, "Find A Grave Index"

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