Henry Alleman
(Abt 1818-)
Leah Shire
(Abt 1830-)
Catharine Alleman
(1851-1908)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George Dodendorf

2. John K. Gilbert

Catharine Alleman 2 3

  • Born: 14 Nov 1851, , Lebanon, PA 1 4 5
  • Marriage (1): George Dodendorf
  • Marriage (2): John K. Gilbert on 14 Mar 1891 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1
  • Died: 18 Oct 1908, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA at age 56 4 5 6
  • Buried: 21 Oct 1908, Avon: Kimmerlings Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 4 5 6

   Other names for Catharine were Catherine Alliman 7 and Catharine Oloman.1 8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3 The 1860 census recorded Henry Alleman, day laborer, 42, living with wife Leah, 30; Catharine, 8; and Arron, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
Next door is Catharine Light 67, and her daughter Catherine, 19; and the household of Isaac Light, 47, with his wife Sarah, 42; Emma, 17; Catharine, 15; John, 12; Isaac Leinbach, 11; Malinda, 9; Amanda, 9; Reubin, 6; Sarah E., 4; and Edwin M., 5 months.

2. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9 The 1870 census recorded John Gilbert, day laborer, 45, living with wife Catherine, 32; and son Henry, 7 months, born in Oct 1869. Also with them are Catherine's children by her first marriage: Alfred Light, 13; Aaron Light, 10; and Amelia Light, 7. Next door is Anna Light, 62; Rudolph Light, 44 with his family; and Jefferson Light, 38, with his family.

3. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 10 The 1880 census recorded at 307 Cumberland St: Catharine Gilbert, 42, married, living with sons Henry, 9; and Grant, 7. Also in the home was daughter Amelia Light, 18. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Next door is Levi Light, 52, with his wife Louisa and their children.

4. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 11 The 1880 census recorded John Gilbert, laborer, 55, living with wife Kate, 29; and daughter Virgie D., born Mar 1880; and stepson Irwin Dodendorf, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Cause of Death: pulmonary phitisis, 18 Oct 1908, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 5

6. Residence: 106 N. 4Th St., Lebanon, PA on 18 Oct 1908 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 5

7. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: funeral notice for Catherine Gilbert, 20 Oct 1908, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 4 GILBERT -- In Lebanon, on the 18th inst., Catherine Gilbert, widow of the late John Gilbert, aged 56 years, 11 months and 3 days. Funeral on Wendesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from residence, 106 N. Fourth street. Services at house. Interment at Kimmerling's cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend without further notice.

8. Obituary: Lebanon Courier Weekly Report: obituary of Mrs. Catherine Gilbert on 20 Oct 1908 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 6 Mrs. Catherine Gilbert.
Passes Away In This City Aged 56 Years.
Mrs. Catherine Gilbert, widow of John K. Gilbert, who died about thirteen years ago, died on Sunday morning at 11 o'clock of a complication of ailments, after a lingering illness, aged 56 years, at her home at No. 106 North Fourth street.
She was a member of Salem United Brethren Church. She was twice married and is survived by four daughters and one son, as follows:
Miss Lizzie Dodenderfer, of Philadelphia, Irvin Dodenderfer, Mrs. Virginia Eck, Mrs. Leah Spang and Mrs. Chales Billingham, of this city.


Catharine married George Dodendorf. (George Dodendorf was born about 1849 in Schaefferstown, Lebanon, PA 12.)


Catharine next married John K. Gilbert, son of John George Gilbert and Elizabeth, on 14 Mar 1891 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA.1 (John K. Gilbert was born on 16 Mar 1825 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1 13 14, christened on 1 Jul 1825 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA,14 died on 10 May 1895 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 15 and was buried on 14 May 1895 in Avon: Kimmerlings Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 15.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHN8-HTH John K Gilbert and Catharine Dodendorf, 1891.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF9R-CVZ Catharine Light in entry for Harry C. Gilbert and Lizzie A. Miller, 18 Aug 1888; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 21,461.

3 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: North Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1129; Page: 439; Image: 46; Family History Library Film: 805129.

4 Lebanon Daily News, 20 Oct 1908, page 3. Funeral notice for Catherine Gilbert.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 96340. Catherine Gilbert. Father Henry Allaman. Mother Leah Shere. Informant Mrs. Virginia Eck.

6 Lebanon Courier Newspaper (Lebanon Borough, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania), 20 Oct 1908, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Catherine Gilbert.

7 Lebanon Daily News, 16 Jan 1971, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. William Spong.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 7967. Irwin H. Dodendorf. Father George Dodendorf. Mother __ Oloman.

9 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZP2-H1N John Gilbert, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 97, family 847.

10 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWNS-RFQ Catharine Gilbert, Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district 135, sheet 310C.

11 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWNS-1DW John Gilbert, Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district 136, sheet 325D.

12 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4HR-MLK Levi Dodendorf, Schaefferstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 321.

13 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1128; Page: 328; Image: 335; Family History Library Film: 805128.

14 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NP-C6T Johannes Gilbert, 01 Jul 1825.

15 Lebanon Daily News, 14 May 1895, page 1. Obituary of John K. Gilbert.



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