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Catherine Myers

Catherine Myers

Female 1821 - 1888  (66 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Catherine MyersCatherine Myers was born on 20 Nov 1821 in Whitehall, Washington, New York (daughter of Joseph Myer and Lucy Fitch Kirtland); died on 13 Feb 1888 in New York, New York.

    Catherine married Rev. Austen Hazen Wright on 13 Jun 1844 in Seir, Persia. Austen (son of David Wright and Elizabeth Hazen) was born on 11 Nov 1811 in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont; died on 4 Jan 1865 in Urumiah, Persia; was buried in American Mission Graveyard, on Mt. Seir, near Urmiah, West Azerbaijan province, Iran. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Lucy Myers Wright was born on 20 Mar 1845 in Urumiah, Persia; died on 10 Mar 1888 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.
    2. John Henry Wright was born on 4 Feb 1852 in Urumiah, Persia; died on 25 Nov 1908 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Joseph Myer was born on 27 Jan 1795 (son of Joseph Myer and Abigail Harter).

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Whitehall, Washington, New York

    Joseph married Lucy Fitch Kirtland on 29 Jan 1815. Lucy (daughter of John Kirtland and Lucy A. Burbank) was born on 3 Apr 1793. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Lucy Fitch Kirtland was born on 3 Apr 1793 (daughter of John Kirtland and Lucy A. Burbank).
    Children:
    1. 1. Catherine Myers was born on 20 Nov 1821 in Whitehall, Washington, New York; died on 13 Feb 1888 in New York, New York.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Joseph Myer was born on 15 May 1759 (son of Lt. Peter Meyer); died on 15 May 1804 in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York.

    Notes:

    His church death record says he was an innkeeper, too much addicted to strong liquors.

    Joseph married Abigail Harter. Abigail (daughter of Henry Harter and Catherine Pfeiffer) was born in 1768; died in 1829. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Abigail Harter was born in 1768 (daughter of Henry Harter and Catherine Pfeiffer); died in 1829.
    Children:
    1. 2. Joseph Myer was born on 27 Jan 1795.

  3. 6.  John Kirtland was born on 20 Dec 1759 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut (son of Constant Kirtland and Rachel Brockett); died on 19 May 1843 in Granville, Washington, New York.

    Notes:

    One of his brothers, a doctor, rejoiced in the name Billious Kirtland.

    John married Lucy A. Burbank on 10 Apr 1788. Lucy (daughter of Shem Burbank and Anna Fitch) was born on 10 Jan 1771; died on 17 Aug 1828. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Lucy A. Burbank was born on 10 Jan 1771 (daughter of Shem Burbank and Anna Fitch); died on 17 Aug 1828.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 10 Jan 1771

    Children:
    1. 3. Lucy Fitch Kirtland was born on 3 Apr 1793.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Lt. Peter Meyer was born on 4 Nov 1714 in Michelfeld, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany; died on 29 Apr 1802 in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York.
    Children:
    1. 4. Joseph Myer was born on 15 May 1759; died on 15 May 1804 in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York.

  2. 10.  Henry Harter was born on 17 Feb 1731 in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York (son of Lorentz Harter and Apollonia); died on 12 Apr 1820 in Warren, Herkimer, New York; was buried in Helmer-Harter Family Cemetery, Warren, Herkimer, New York.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 12 Apr 1822, Warren, Herkimer, New York

    Notes:

    According to Harter History (citation details below), "On 15 Oct 1756 [Henry Harter and Catherine Pfeiffer] were taken prisoners in the French and Indian War and carried to Canada. Mrs. Harter gave birth to a daughter, her first child, while crossing the St. Lawrence River in a canoe. This daughter, Catherine, later married Michael Myers." Early Families of Herkimer County, New York says only that "Hendrick was captured when the French burned German Flats in 1757 and had to run Indian gauntlet."

    Henry married Catherine Pfeiffer. Catherine (daughter of Andreas Pfeiffer) was born on 23 Dec 1734; died on 31 Dec 1802 in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York; was buried in Helmer-Harter Family Cemetery, Warren, Herkimer, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  3. 11.  Catherine Pfeiffer was born on 23 Dec 1734 (daughter of Andreas Pfeiffer); died on 31 Dec 1802 in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York; was buried in Helmer-Harter Family Cemetery, Warren, Herkimer, New York.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 22 Dec 1734

    Notes:

    Also called Catherine Piper.

    Children:
    1. 5. Abigail Harter was born in 1768; died in 1829.

  4. 12.  Constant Kirtland was born on 24 Dec 1727 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut (son of John Kirtland and Lydia); died on 3 Feb 1792 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried in Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Constant married Rachel Brockett on 19 Apr 1753 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut. Rachel (daughter of Isaac Brockett and Mary Sedgwick) was born on 23 May 1732 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 17 Feb 1812 in Northford, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried in Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 13.  Rachel Brockett was born on 23 May 1732 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut (daughter of Isaac Brockett and Mary Sedgwick); died on 17 Feb 1812 in Northford, New Haven, Connecticut; was buried in Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 6. John Kirtland was born on 20 Dec 1759 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 19 May 1843 in Granville, Washington, New York.

  6. 14.  Shem Burbank was born on 21 May 1736 in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut (son of Abraham Burbank and Mehitable Dwight); died on 31 Jan 1800 in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Graduate of Yale in 1758.

    Shem married Anna Fitch on 29 Dec 1761 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut. Anna (daughter of Joseph Fitch and Ann Whiting) was born on 12 Jul 1737 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut; died on 4 Feb 1813 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York; was buried in Otis Cemetery, Fort Ann, Washington, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  7. 15.  Anna Fitch was born on 12 Jul 1737 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut (daughter of Joseph Fitch and Ann Whiting); died on 4 Feb 1813 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York; was buried in Otis Cemetery, Fort Ann, Washington, New York.
    Children:
    1. 7. Lucy A. Burbank was born on 10 Jan 1771; died on 17 Aug 1828.