Christian Bevelhymer

Brief Life History of Christian

When Christian Bevelhymer was born on 22 April 1796, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Bibelheimer, was 27 and his mother, Susannah Hoppes, was 19. He married Deborah Thompson about 1820, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Plain Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 3 January 1875, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fancher Cemetery, Harlem, Delaware, Ohio, United States.

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Christian Bevelhymer
Deborah Thompson
Marriage: about 1820
George Bevelhymer
Rebecca Bevelhymer
Jacob Lyman Bevelhymer
John Bevelhymer
Mary A. Bevelhymer
Jane Bevelhymer
George Bevelhymer

Sources (7)

  • Christian Beselhymer in household of John W Fritz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Christian Bevelhymer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Christiam Bebelheimer in entry for Mrs Jennie Fritz, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (7)


Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

From Latin Christianus ‘follower of Christ’, in use as a given name from the Middle Ages onwards, especially as a girl's name. The name of Christ (Greek Khristos) is a translation of the Hebrew term Messiah ‘anointed’.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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