Edward Marion Christy

Brief Life History of Edward Marion

When Edward Marion Christy was born on 4 July 1894, in Meeker, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Marion Christy, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Ellen Funk, was 21. He married Edith Joyce McDowell on 26 November 1919, in Chandler, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Green Township, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1930 and New Market, United States for about 5 years. He died on 20 April 1949, in Wadsworth, Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Odd Fellows Public Cemetery, Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Edward Marion Christy
Edith Joyce McDowell
Marriage: 26 November 1919
Cleo Marion Christy

Sources (12)

  • Eddie Christy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eddie Christy, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Eddie Marrion Christy, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


Oklahoma is the 46th state.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English and northern Irish: variant of Christie .

American shortened and altered form of the Scandinavian patronymics Christiansen and Christianson .

Indian and Indonesian: variant of Christi 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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