Christina Keller Carter

24 July 1798–26 February 1867 (Age 68)
Edinburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Christina

When Christina Keller Carter was born on 24 July 1798, in Edinburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Keller, was 28 and her mother, Mary Magdalena Rinker, was 25. She married John Carter on 4 September 1817, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 26 February 1867, in Wallace, Jackson Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wallace, Jackson Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Carter
1807–1833
Christina Keller Carter
1798–1867
Marriage: 4 September 1817
Lovina Carter
1820–
William Bayless Carter
1827–1912
Jacob K. Carter
1831–1874
Mary M. or Polly Carter
1832–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 September 1817Greene, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (23)

    +18 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 14
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 21
    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

    (1997: 38840;2007: 74482; 2010: 98268)German and Danish: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman, cellar master’ (from Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber, pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. This form of the surname is also established in many other parts of Europe, e.g. in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Russia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Czechia, and Croatia.English: occupational name from Middle English keller ‘maker of cauls or kells (women's close-fitting caps or headdresses)’, a derivative of Middle English calle, kelle.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kelleher
    Kielar
    Kaller
    Kellar
    Kellermann

    Sources (8)

    • Christenia Carter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Christeena Keller, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Christina Carter, "Indiana Deaths and Burials, 1750-1993"

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