William Henry Christy

Male10 December 1850–3 June 1930

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Christy was born on 10 December 1850, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, his father, Jonathan Christy, was 30 and his mother, Charlotte Parker, was 23. He married Susan A. Henderson on 18 May 1873, in Floris, Davis, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in McKinley Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Big Hill Township, Osage, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 3 June 1930, in Burbank, Osage, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Kaw City, Kay, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Christy
Susan A. Henderson
Marriage: 18 May 1873
Nannie E How
Lewis Dale Christy
Cora May Christy
Charles Oscar Christy
Laura Christy
William Elexander Christy
John Wesley Christy
Pirl Christy
Ada Ellen Christy
George Washington Christy
Opal Christy
Lee Roy Christy

Sources (17)

  • William H Christy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm. H. Christy, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • William Henry Christy, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1873Floris, Davis, Iowa, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 1

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


    Age 13

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

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 22

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English and northern Irish: variant of Christie .

    American shortened and altered form of the Scandinavian patronymics Christiansen and Christianson .

    Indian and Indonesian: variant of Christi 2.

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

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