Christina Mohr

about 1755–
Livingston, Livingston, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Christina

When Christina Mohr was born about 1755, in Livingston, Livingston, Columbia, New York, United States, her father, Wilhelm Mohr, was 35 and her mother, Anna Barbara Diederich, was 32. She married Abraham Adam Reiffenberger in 1777, in Germantown, Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Adam Reiffenberger
1745–1828
Christina Mohr
1755–
Marriage: 1777
Hannah Reiffenberger
1783–1822
Jacob Reiffenberger
1787–1814
Henrich Adam Reiffenberg
1795–
Willem Welms Ryphenburger
1789–
Abraham Reiffenberg
1791–
Adam Abraham Reiffenberg
1793–1871
Adam Reyffenberger
1794–
Henrich Reyffenberger
1797–
Jean Reiffenberger
1798–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1777
Germantown, Columbia, New York, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1755–Female

    Catharina Moor

    Female1759–Female

    Elisabeth Mohr

    Female1763–Female

    Maria Moor

    FemaleFemale

World Events (8)

1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 21

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 31

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a fen, Middle Low German mōr.2 German and Dutch: nickname for a man of swarthy complexion, from Middle High German mōr, Middle Dutch mo(e)r ‘Moor’.3 German: from a short form of an old personal name, Morhart ( see Morath ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christina Moor in entry for Jacob Reyfanberger, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Christina Moor in entry for Jacob Reyfenberger, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Christina Mohr in entry for Adam Reyffenberger, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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