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Cathline Schermerhorn1849

Name
Cathline Schermerhorn
Given names
Cathline
Surname
Schermerhorn

Catherine Schermerhorn

Name
Catherine Schermerhorn
Given names
Catherine
Surname
Schermerhorn
Birth 1849 22 19
Marriage of parentsSamuel Joseph SchermerhornMary Eliza HarveyView this family
October 1, 1849
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Ann Abbott
after 1851 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterEmma Schermerhorn
June 26, 1853 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMatilda Schermerhorn
1856 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn Martha Schermerhorn
July 13, 1858 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Birth of a brotherJohn Schermerhorn
about 1861 (Age 12 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Birth of a sisterAmelia Schermerhorn
about 1866 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 18 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 18 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Birth of a brotherFrederick Schermerhorn
about 1869 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 20 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Birth of a sisterLottie Schermerhorn
about 1872 (Age 23 years)
MarriageGeorge SmeallView this family
December 30, 1876 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a motherMary Eliza Harvey
June 17, 1889 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a parentSamuel Joseph SchermerhornMatilda PrescottView this family
May 2, 1898 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Death of a sisterAmelia Schermerhorn
July 21, 1899 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 67 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 68 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 69 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Death of a sisterAnn Martha Schermerhorn
after 1918 (Age 69 years)

Death of a fatherSamuel Joseph Schermerhorn
January 11, 1922 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Death of a brotherJohn Schermerhorn
1936 (Age 87 years)
Death of a sisterMatilda Schermerhorn
1937 (Age 88 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 92 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Death
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 1, 1849Ontario, CANADA
-3 years
elder sister
4 years
herself
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
6 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Matilda Prescott - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 2, 1898Wilton, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, CANADA
Family with George Smeall - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: December 30, 1876Ermestown, Ontario, CANADA

  1. Generation 1
    1. Cathline Schermerhorn, daughter of Samuel Joseph Schermerhorn and Mary Eliza Harvey, was born in 1849 in Kingston Township, Ontario, CANADA and died in Odessa, Ontario, CANADA. She married George Smeall on December 30, 1876 in Ermestown, Ontario, CANADA.