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Catharine Harper (Carroll)

Also Known As: "Kitty", "Catherine"
Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Carrollton, Carroll County, Maryland, United States
Death: February 2, 1861 (82)
Place of Burial: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" and Mary Darnall
Wife of Robert G. Harper, U.S. Senator
Mother of Charles Carroll Harper; Mary Diana Harper; Emily Louisa Harper and Robert Goodloe Harper
Sister of Elizabeth Carroll; Mary Caton; Louisa Rachel Carroll; Charles Carroll, IV, of Homewood; Ann Brooke Carroll and 1 other

Managed by: Richard Lynch
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About Catharine Harper

Catharine "Kitty" Carroll Harper was the youngest child of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (signer of the Declaration of Independence) and Mary Darnall (who died when Catharine was just 3 years old). She was born at Doughoregan Manor. She married Robert Goodloe Harper (U.S. Congressman from South Carolina, and, later, U.S. Senator from Maryland) on May 1, 1801 in Annapolis, MD. They had at least 6 children, only one of whom outlived Catharine Carroll Harper.

Her first name is often misspelled "Catherine," but the correct spelling of "Catharine" appears on tombstones and in Carroll family documents. At least 5 of her children are buried beside her(although her husband is buried in a different cemetery, alongside their eldest child, Charles).

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Catharine Harper's Timeline

December 18, 1778
Carrollton, Carroll County, Maryland, United States
August 23, 1802
Age 23
Age 24
Age 33
Age 35
February 2, 1861
Age 82
Baltimore, Maryland, United States