- Born: 25 Nov 1809, Augusta Co., Virginia
- Marriage: John W. CONNER on 2 Dec 1831 in Augusta, Virginia 1
- Died: 29 Apr 1882, Jasper, Iowa, USA at age 72
- Buried: Ashton Cem., Baxter, Jasper Co., Iowa
Other names for Catherine were Catherine SHEETS and Katie SHEETS.
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Clear Creek, Jasper, Iowa; Roll: T9_346; Family History Film: 1254346; Page: 7.1000; Enumeration District: 90; Image: 0238.
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Clear Creek, Jasper, Iowa; Roll: M593_398; Page: 203; Image: 43.
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Clear Creek, Jasper, Iowa; Roll: M653_325; Page: 100; Image: 429.
Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M432_675; Page: 299; Image: 405.
Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: Delaware, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: 391; Page: 231; Image: 1006; Family History Library Film: 0020163.
Catharine was born November 25, 1809 in VA. She married John W. Conner. By 1844 (or before) they resided in or around Delaware Co., OH where their daughters Elizabeth and Harriet A. were born. Sarah Jane, another daughter was born earlier on December 31, 1832, but the location is not yet know. They may have had other children as well.
Between 1856-1858, they moved from Delware Co., OH to Jasper Co., IA along with their daughter Sarah Jane (and her husband Abyram Leonard), Elizabeth, and Harriet.
Either on the way or shortly after arrival, Sarah Jane (Conner) Leonard gave birth to her first child, then died 2 1/2 weeks later. The baby, named Sarah Jane after her mother, was raised by Catharine & John W. Conner. She married Cassa B. Stock when she grew to womanhood.
Catherine Sheets Conner
Noted events in her life were:
1. Personal Photo: Probably a daughter of Catherine Conner: Newton, Jasper Co., Iowa. Not sure which daughter. This is with Catherine's photo.
from Shelley Cardiel
2. Alt. Burial, 29 Apr 1882, Ashton Cem., Baxter, Jasper Co., Iowa.
Catherine married John W. CONNER, son of James CONNER and Sarah PHILIPS, on 2 Dec 1831 in Augusta, Virginia.1 (John W. CONNER was born on 8 Apr 1808 in Virginia, USA, died on 29 Feb 1884 in Jasper, Iowa, USA and was buried in Ashton Cem., Baxter, Jasper Co., Iowa.)
Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850
about Catharine Sheets
Groom Name: John Connor
Bride Name: Catharine Sheets
Marriage Date: 2 Dec 1831
Ancestry.com. Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
Original data: Dodd, Jordan R., et al.. Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850. Bountiful, UT, USA: Precision Indexing Publishers.