Josef Christl

24 May 1808–26 April 1884 (Age 75)
Michelsdorf, Landskron, Bohemia, Austria

The Life Summary of Josef

When Josef Christl was born on 24 May 1808, in Michelsdorf, Landskron, Bohemia, Austria, his father, Georg Christl, was 43 and his mother, Marina Hartl, was 32. He married Anna Pechacek on 19 October 1834, in Ostrau, Tachau, Bohemia, Austria. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 26 April 1884, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josef Christl
1808–1884
Anna Pechacek
1816–1868
Marriage: 19 October 1834
Josef Christl Jr.
1834–1916
Anna Christl
1836–1883
Johann Christl
1838–1843
Franz Christl
1841–1856
Amelia Christl
1844–1923
Rosa Christle
1847–1940
Francis Christl
1851–1921
Theresa Christl
1852–
Edward Christl
1861–1884

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1834Ostrau, Tachau, Bohemia, Austria
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 4
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto.German: variant of Christel .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Christel

    Sources (12)

    • Joseph Cristal, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Christle in entry for Amelia Stusak, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Joseph Christle in entry for Joseph Christle and Katherine Stary Kucera, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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