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Notes for Catharine Meister Fulrath

The Family of George Meister & Anna Maria German

1850 census Guilford Twp., Franklin Co., PA Page before is stamped 243 and also stamped 122.
Household 433/473 Census taken October 17, 1850.
George Meister, age 32, farmer, b. Germany
Mary, age 31, b. Germany
Catherine, age 12, b. PA
Christine, age 10, b. PA
Margaret, age 8, b. PA
John, age 5, b. PA
Hiram, age 3, b. PA
Mary, age 2, b. PA

Moved from Franklin Co., PA to Carrol Co., IL sometime between 1854 to 1858, probably along with Catharine's parents in April 1856.

1860 census Carroll Twp., Carroll Co., IL page 1064
Household #1774/1638
John Fulrath, age 30, farm labor, b. Darmstadt
Catharine, age 23, b. PA
Amanda E., age 4, b. PA
Margaret, age 2, b. IL

1870 census Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL
Household #40/39
John Fulrath, age 42, farmer, b. Darmstadt
Catharine, age 33, b. PA
Ella A., age 14, b. PA
Maggie, age 12, b. IL
M. Elizabeth, age 9, b. IL
William, age 6, b. IL
Emma, age 4, b. IL
Samuel, age 1, b. IL

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1878 Carroll Twp, Carrol Co., Directory, 1878 History of Carroll County
JOHN P. FULRATH - Farmer; Sec. 9; P. 0. Mt. Carroll; born in Germany, Sept. 30, 1830; lived there 20 years; started to America Nov. 24, 1850, and was on the ship 84 days; arrived in Franklin Co., Pa. in March, 1851; lived there six years, and came to Carroll Co. in 1857; is engaged in farming; owns 120 acres of land; has held the office of School Director since the District was organized, 11 years; married Catherine Meister, from Franklin Co., Pa., Aug. 15,1855; they have eight children: Amanda B., Margaret, Mary E., William H., Emma, Samuel, Dora, and Hiram.

1880 United States Census Mount Carroll, Carroll, Illinois Page Number 506B
John P. FULRATH Self M Male W 49 GERMANY Farmer GERMANY GERMANY
Catharine FULRATH Wife M Female W 42 PA Keeping House GERMANY GERMANY
Elizabeth FULRATH Dau S Female W 19 IL At Home GERMANY PA
William H. FULRATH Son S Male W 16 IL At School GERMANY PA
Emma FULRATH Dau S Female W 14 IL At School GERMANY PA
Samuel FULRATH Son S Male W 10 IL At School GERMANY PA
Dora FULRATH Dau S Female W 8 IL GERMANY PA
Hiram FULRATH Son S Male W 6 IL GERMANY PA

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"Story of the Tornado", printed May 18, 1898 in The Daily Democrat, Mt. Carroll, Illinois
"John Fulrath’s barn was unroofed and the house slightly damaged."

1900 census Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL page 144A
Household #131/133
John Fulrath, head, Sept 1830, age 69, md 45 yrs, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1851, in US 49 yrs, na, farmer
Catherine, wife, Dec 1837, age 62, md 45 yrs, PA/Germany/Germany
George Meister, father-in-law, Sept 1818, age 81, widowed, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1837, in US 63 yrs, na

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Martin-Ellis Family
ID: I99651936
Name: Catherine MEISTER
Given Name: Catherine
Surname: Meister
Sex: F
Birth: 19 Dec 1837 in Franklin Co. Pennsylvania
Death: 2 Oct 1904
Change Date: 8 Mar 2002
Note:
Nickname: Kate
8 children


Father: George William MEISTER b: 29 Sep 1818 in Hessen Darmstadt,Germany
Mother: Anna Maria GERMAN b: 21 Jan 1820 in Hesse Darmstadt,Germany

Marriage 1 John FULRATH
Note: _STATMARRIED
Children
Ella FULRATH
Elizabeth FULRATH
Emma FULRATH
Will FULRATH
Sam FULRATH
Hiram FULRATH
Dora FULRATH
Mary FULRATH

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Husband's Name
John P. FULRATH (AFN:C266-WL) Pedigree

Born: Abt. 1840 Place: <Mount Carroll, Carroll, Il>

Father:
Mother:

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Wife's Name
Catherine MEISTER (AFN:C266-XR) Pedigree

Born: Abt. 1844 Place: <Mount Carroll, Carroll, Il>

Father:
Mother:

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Children

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1. Sex Name
F Emma Mae FULRATH (AFN:32XB-FQ) Pedigree

Born: 16 Feb 1866 Place: Mount Carroll, Carroll, Il
Died: 12 May 1942 Place: Millet, Alta, Alta
Buried: Place: Millet, Alta, Alta

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The Downing, Bickelhaupt, and Preston Families of Carroll County, Illinois
Entries: 14483 Updated: 2007-04-10 06:33:05 UTC (Tue) Contact: Alice Horner

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ID: I09320
Name: Catherine Meister 1
Sex: F
Birth: 19 DEC 1837 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania 2
Death: 2 OCT 1904 2

Father: George Meister b: 29 SEP 1818 in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany
Mother: Anna Maria German b: 21 JAN 1820 in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany

Marriage 1 John Fulrath b: SEP 1830 in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany
Married: ABT 1855 1
Children
Ella Amanda Fulrath b: JUN 1856 in Illinois
Maggie Fulrath b: ABT 1858 in Illinois
M. Elizabeth Fulrath b: ABT 1861 in Illinois
William Fulrath b: SEP 1863 in Illinois
Emma Fulrath b: ABT 1866 in Illinois
Samuel R. Fulrath b: ABT 1870 in Illinois
Dora Fulrath b: ABT 1872 in Illinois
Hiram A. Fulrath b: 7 MAR 1874 in Illinois

Sources:
Title: 1900 US Federal Census,Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois
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