Christina Diana Fetherolf

25 September 1823–27 January 1896 (Age 72)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Christina Diana

When Christina Diana Fetherolf was born on 25 September 1823, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob A. Fetherolf Jr., was 41 and her mother, Maria Christina Margaret 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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Family Time Line

Joel Gross
1810–1891
Christina Diana Fetherolf
1823–1896
Marriage: 24 March 1844
Henry Daniel Gross
1849–1924
William C Gross
1852–1910
Thomas F Gross
1857–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1844
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(3)

    Henry Daniel Gross

    Male1849–1924Male

    William C Gross

    Male1852–1910Male

    Thomas F Gross

    Male1857–1918Male

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.
1846

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Of German origin, but unexplained. Compare Fetterolf , Fetterhoff . This name is found predominantly in OH.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dianna Groff in household of Joel Groff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Diana Gross in household of Peter Gross, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Diana Gross in household of Joel Gross, "United States Census, 1880"

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