Christoph Stelter

Male10 December 1833–1890

Brief Life History of Christoph

When Christoph Stelter was born on 10 December 1833, in parij, Akkerman Uyezd, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, his father, Gottlieb Stelter, was 34 and his mother, Anna Christina Schulz, was 35. He married Henriette Baier in 1856, in Bessarabia, Russian Empire. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1890, at the age of 57.

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Christoph Stelter
Henriette Baier
Marriage: 1856
Christian Stelter
Gottlieb Stelter
Carolina Stelter
Alfred Stelter
Christina Stelter
Gottlieb Stelter
Mathida Stelter
Rosina Stelter
Katharina Stelter
Rosina Stelter

Sources (2)

  • Christoph Stelter, "Germany, Prussia, Posen, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1430-1998"
  • Christoph Stelter, "Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates, 1833-1885"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1856Bessarabia, Russian Empire
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 4

    First Russian railroad, from St. Petersburg to Tsarskoye Selo, opens. Aleksandr Pushkin, foremost Russian writer, dies in duel.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 19

    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.


    Age 20

    Russia fights Britain, France, Sardinia, and Ottoman Empire in Crimean War. Russia forced to accept peace settlement dictated by its opponents.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erhardt, Ewald, Gerhardt, Lothar, Manfred.

    North German: nickname for a disabled person, from Middle Low German stelte, stilt ‘wooden leg’.

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

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