Catherine Sherer
We have also seen her maiden name spelled Sharir, Shear, Shearer and Sharer
Census
Catherine was counted in the following censuses:

1850 New York, Livingston County, Dansville
Ancestry.com; Page 57; 30 Oct 1850
Line # 12 - 25; Dwelling # 637; Family visited # 447
Shearer, John - age 49, male, occupation: Oil Maker; born in Germany
----, Catharine - age 40, female, born in Germany
----, Catharine - age 18, female, born in Germany, married within the year
----, Mary - age 16, female, born in New York, attended school
----, Coonrod - age 13, male, born in New York, attended school
----, Anna - age 11, female, born in New York, attended school
----, Harriet - age 9, female, born in New York, attended school
----, Flora - age 6, female, born in New York
----, Andrew - age 4, male, born in New York
----, Cordelia - age 2, female, born in New York
Ride?(r or n), Catharine - age 59, female, born in Germany, person over 21 who cannot read or write
Razish, John - age 25, male, occupation: Tombstone, born in Germany
----, Mary - age 3, female, born in New York
----, Henry - age 1, male, born in New York

1855 New York,Livingston County, North Dansville
Livingston County Historian, 30 Center Street, Geneseo, New York; Page 32; Enumeration Date June 16, 1855
Line #: 23 - 29; Dwelling # 290
Frame structure; owned land; value of real estate $350
Raish, John - years in town 8, age 29, male, occupation marble cutter, place of birth Germany
----, Catharine - years in town 5, age 22, female, wife, place of birth Germany
----, Mary - age 8, female, child, place of birth Onondaga
----, Henry - age 6, male, child, place of birth Livingston
----, John - age 4, male, child, place of birth Livingston
----, Mary G. - age 3, female, child, place of birth Livingston - (Anna on other census ?)
----, Caroline - age 1, female, child, place of birth Livingston

1860 New York,Livingston County, North Dansville, PO Springwater
Ancestry.com, Page 41, 19 Jul 1860
Dwelling # 813; Family visited #813; Line #'s 18-25
Rash, John - age 40, male, works marble, value of real estate - $800, value of personal estate -$50, born in Germany
----, Catherine - age 26, female, born in NY
----, Henry - age 10, male, attended school
----, John - age 8, male, attended school
----, Anna - age 7, female, attended school
----, Caroline - age 5, female
----, Charles - age 2, male
----, Harriet - age 1, female

1870 in New York, Livingston County, Ossian
Ancestry.com, page 34, 15 Aug 1870
Line 5 - 13, Dwelling # 246, Family visited 231
Raish, John - age 45, male, white, works on farm, value of personal real estate 300, place of birth - Germany,
father and mother of Foreign birth
---, Catherine - age 43, female, keeping house, place of birth - Germany, father and mother of foreign birth
---, John - age 19, male, white, works on farm, place of birth New York
---, Harriet - age 11, female, white, at home, attended school, cannot write
---, Jessie - age 8, male, white
---, Emma - age 7, female, white
---, Sarah - age 5, female, white
---, Leonard - age 2, male, white
---, Freddie - age 9/12, male, white, born in September

1875 New York,Livingston County, Ossian
Livingston County Historian, 30 Center Street, Geneseo, New York; Page 26; Enumeration Date June 1, 1875
Line #: 30 - 40; Dwelling # 240; Family visited # 240; Dwelling material - logs
Rash, John F. - age 50, male, farmer, value of real estate $50, place of birth Germany
---, Catherine - age 42, female, place of birth Germany
---, John C. - age 24, male, place of birth Livingston
---, Harriett - age 16, female, place of birth Livingston
---, Jessie - age 13, male, place of birth Livingston
---, Emma J. - age 11, female
---, Sarah C. - age 10, female, place of birth Allegany
---, Leonard - age 8, male, place of birth Allegany
---, Jester (should be Chester) - age 6, male, place of birth Livingston
---, Albert - age 4, male, place of birth Livingston
---, Clarence - age 1 6/12, male, place of birth Livingston

1880 in New York, Livingston County, Ossian
Family History Library Film 1254859 NA Film Number T9-0859 Page Number 355B
John RAISH , Self M Male W 55 WURT Farmer WURT WURT
Catherine RAISH , Wife M Female W 48 PRUS Keeping House PRUS PRUS
Emma RAISH , Dau S Female W 16 NY At Home WURT PRUS
Sarah RAISH , Dau S Female W 14 NY At Home WURT PRUS
Leonard RAISH , Son S Male W 13 NY At Home WURT PRUS
Chester RAISH , Son S Male W 10 NY At Home WURT PRUS
Albert RAISH , Son S Male W 8 NY At Home WURT PRUS
Clarence RAISH , Son S Male W 6 NY At Home WURT PRUS
Flory RAISH , Dau S Female W 4 NY At Home WURT PRUS
Fred RAISH , Son S Male W 2 NY At Home WURT PRUS

1900 New York,Steuben County, Hornellsville Town
Ancestry.com, Enumeration District # 95; Sheet # 9, 19 Jun 1900
Lines 37 - 39;Dwelling # 205: family visited 210
Raish, Fred - Head, white, male, date of birth - Jan 1878, married, years of present marriage 0, self born in NY, parents born in Germany, occupation - farmer, can read/write/speak English, rents, farm, farm schedule # 130
----, Cecil - wife, white, female, date of birth - April 1880, age 20, married, years of present marriage - 0, all born in NY, can read/write/speak English
----, Catherine - mother, white, female, date of birth - Nov 1837, age 69, widowed, number of children born - 15, number still living - 10, self and parents born in Germany, can read/write/speak English

Death Registration
Information from Hornellsville Town Clerk's Office, Arkport, New York
Catherine M. Sherer Raish
Death Date - 28 Feb 1902
Age 69
Father: Peter Sherer born in Germany
Cause of Death: pneumonia (empsysuna)
Buried in Hornellsville Rural Cemetery

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Catherine Shearer Raish
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