Catharine Klock

1792–1874 (Age 81)
Saint Johnsville, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Klock was born on 29 July 1792, in Saint Johnsville, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Jacob I KLOCK, was 46 and her mother, Anna G KlOCK, was 40. She married John Ausman on 29 April 1817. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York, United States in 1860. She died in 1874, in New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Frankfort, Frankfort, Herkimer, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Catharine Klock
John Ausman
Marriage: 29 April 1817
Benjamin Ausman
Jacob Ausman
Maria Ausman
John Ausman
Catharien Ausman
Magdalene Ausman
Jonas Ausman Sr
Levi Ausman
Emma T. Ausman

Spouse & Children

  • Female1792–1874Female

  • John Ausman


29 April 1817


  • Benjamin Ausman


  • Jacob Ausman


  • Maria Ausman


  • John Ausman


  • Catharien Ausman


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 5

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

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

Dutch and North German:1. nickname from Middle Dutch or Low German cloec, clo(o)c ‘deft’, ‘skillful’, ‘clever’. 2. habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a bell, Middle High German glocke, Middle Dutch clocke. In some instances this may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a bell maker or bell ringer. 3. nickname from de Kloke ‘the wise one’, from Middle Low German kloke ‘wise person’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Catharine Ausman in household of John Ausman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catharien Klock in entry for Catharien Ausman, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Katharien Klock in entry for Magdalene Ausman, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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