Family Accounts - Descendants of Anna Rosine Fetterman & Heinrich Gernhardt

Catharine Garnhart Coller (4)
January 13, 1806 - May 17, 1860

Catharine Garnhart Coller (4) - January 13, 1806 - May 17, 1860“Her daughter, Catharine, the orphan legatee named in Heinrich’s will, was born January 13, 1806, and was already four years old when, at her mother’s death, she was taken and adopted by her aunt, Magdalena Shafer. She was raised by her aunt, Magdalena, as already stated, and taken by her in 1812 to Sparta, in what is now Livingston County, N. Y. She was also in time twice married, first to Daniel W. Cruger, of Dansville, N. Y., April 3, 1825, and second to James Coller, of the same place, in 1836. She died at Scottsburg, N. Y., May 17, 1860. Three children were born of the first marriage, and one child was born of the second.” (from Heinrich Gernhardt and His Descendants, published 1904, pg. 140)

The children of her marriage to Daniel Cruger were:

  1. Eliza Cruger, born February 11, 1826, died October 20, 1831;
  2. Elizabeth Cruger, born June 20, 1827, died August 22, 1828; and
  3. Clarissa Cruger, born October 20, 1830, died January 14, 1899.

The child born of her marriage to James Coller was:

  1. Malina Coller, born May 12, 1838.
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