Noted events in her life were:
• Census, 1870, Illinois, Stephenson County, Waddams Township, Image 3 of 34. Age 42 yrs., Keephing House.
• Census, 1880, Illinois, Stephenson County, Waddams Township, Page 5 of 30. Age 52 yrs., Keeping House.
Catharine married Thomas Mann Fair, son of John D. Fair and Nancy "Martha" Colwell, on 26 Apr 1848 in Pennsylvania. (Thomas Mann Fair was born on 23 Sep 1827 in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, died on 23 Sep 1919 in Republic County, Kansas and was buried in Rose Mound Cemetery, Republic County, Kansas.)