Christina Diana Fetherolf

Female25 September 1823–27 January 1896

Brief Life History of Christina Diana

When Christina Diana Fetherolf was born on 25 September 1823, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob A. Fetherolf, was 41 and her mother, Maria Christina Kistler, was 38. She married Joel Gross on 24 March 1844, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Whitehall Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 January 1896, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72.

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Joel Gross
Christina Diana Fetherolf
Marriage: 24 March 1844
Henry Daniel Gross
William C Gross
Thomas F Gross

Sources (6)

  • Dianna Groff in household of Joel Groff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dinah Fetterolf in entry for William C. Gross, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Diana Gross in household of Peter Gross, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1844Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 7

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 23

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Federolf (see Fetterolf ). This form of the surname is found predominantly in OH.

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

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