It’s one o’clock in the morning and, earlier, I was searching for “just the right” clipart followed by the description of the individuals. For several days, I have been researching individuals who are frustratingly inaccurately documented in Ancestry.com. Here is the message I added to their records:
Catherine Freed (born: 20 Jan 1787–died: 9 Jul 1863, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA) is not the spouse of Henry Garver Showalter (1787-1868). The confusion regarding the spouse appears to stem from the identical death date with Catherine Gossett (born: 20 Nov 1786–died: 9 Jul 1863, Eldorado, Preble County, Ohio, USA). ~~ Furthermore: Two men with the name Henry G. and Henry Garver Showalter and both identified with the identical birthdate of 26 Sep 1787.
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Postscript at 11:20 AM:
The following is the message sent to Find A Grave on 24 Aug 2021:
The tombstone appears to be correct for Catherine Gossett Showalter (1786-1863) but the five children listed (with tombstones) are those of Catherine Freed Showalter (1787-1863). See my Ancestry database: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/51857223/person/252124665455/facts ~~ I’ve spent days researching these individuals and admit to the challenge of two women named Catherine married to two men named Henry Showalter. Please double-check and advise me of your resolution.