Catherine Kramer
(1821-1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Benjamin Derk

Catherine Kramer 1 2

  • Born: 26 Sep 1821, , , PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Benjamin Derk
  • Died: 12 Aug 1900, Trevorton, Northumberland, PA at age 78 2
  • Buried: Trevorton, Northumberland, PA 2

   FamilySearch ID: L86B-4L7.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Coal Twp., Northumberland, PA. 3 The 1850 census recorded Benjamin Derk, carpenter, 30, living with wife Catherine, 28; Andrew, 8; Emanuel, 3; Janas, 2; and Ruben, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Benjamin has no real estate value so he was renting, or perhaps living for free on land owned by neighbor Solomon Weavey, also a carpenter, or his neighbor, Maria Derk, 64, who is Benjamin's mother.

2. Census in 1860 in Trevorton, Northumberland, PA. 4 The 1860 census recorded in Trevorton in Zerbe Township: Benjamin Derk, carpenter, 40, living with wife Catherine, 37; Emanuel, 14; Jonathan, 12; Solomon, 9; and Mary, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Trevorton. Benjamin's land value is not listed, so he was renting. His personal estate value was $50.


Catherine married Benjamin Derk. (Benjamin Derk was born on 19 Jul 1819 in , , PA 4, christened on 19 Sep 1819 in Upper Mahanoy Twp.: Howerter's Church, Northumberland, PA and died in Jun 1874 in Shamokin, Northumberland, PA.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 (Original data: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T288, 546 rolls.), Online image 3961 of 4405, Derrick, Jonathan. 79 Pa. Inf., Dependents: Beacher, Priscilla, and mother Derrick, Catherine. 1891 May 26 Application 522645, Certificate 453502. Mother application 608046.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/104810916.

3 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4CH-BQC : 12 April 2016), Benjamin Dar*, Coal, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 201.

4 1860 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX5V-9ZM Benjamin Derk, Zerbe Township, Northumberland, PA Household ID 719.



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