Henry Allen Christopher

about 1848–29 October 1894 (Age 46)
Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Henry Allen

When Henry Allen Christopher was born about 1848, in Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Edward Burke Christopher, was 30 and his mother, Lydia M Parker, was 26. He married Margaret LeCain Ritchie on 23 January 1872, in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1872. He died on 29 October 1894, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Allen Christopher
Margaret LeCain Ritchie
Marriage: 23 January 1872
Edward Earnest Christopher
Henry Whitman Christopher
William Hinckley Christopher

Spouse and Children

23 January 1872
Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada


    Edward Earnest Christopher


    Henry Whitman Christopher


    William Hinckley Christopher


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Burke Christopher


    Lydia M Parker





    George A. Christopher



    Maria A Christopher


    Charlotte A. Christopher


+5 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 21

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 27

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Greek: Signifying Christ's bearer or carrier. Kitto and Kittoe are Cornish forms of Kit, for Christopher. Christabel and Christobella are derived from the Cristobal, the Spanish form of Christopher. Custefre is an Anglo-Norman form of Christopher. Gillecriosd is the Gaelic form of Christopher, but it really means "servant of Christ."

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Christopher in household of Edmund Christopher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry A. in entry for Edward Ernest Christopher and Amanda Mary Beckwith Buckler, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Henry A. Christopher in entry for William H. Christopher, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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