Homer Victor Christian

2 June 1893–28 September 1952 (Age 59)
Stanberry, Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Homer Victor

When Homer Victor Christian was born on 2 June 1893, in Stanberry, Gentry, Missouri, United States, his father, Lennox Knight Christian, was 21 and his mother, Ida Jane Stevick, was 20. He married Nellie Raney in 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Iowa Township, Doniphan, Kansas, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 54, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 28 September 1952, in Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States.

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Homer Victor Christian
Nellie Raney
Marriage: 1915
Hattie Louise Christian
Mary Jane Christian
Delbert Victor Christian
Arlene Ruth Christian
Ruby Marie Christian

Spouse and Children



    Hattie Louise Christian


    Mary Jane Christian


    Delbert Victor Christian


    Arlene Ruth Christian


    Ruby Marie Christian


Parents and Siblings

    Lennox Knight Christian


    Ida Jane Stevick




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries: 1904: El Paso, Colorado, United States
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English, German, and French: from the personal name Christian, a vernacular form of Latin Christianus ‘follower of Christ’ ( see Christ ). This personal name was introduced into England following the Norman conquest, especially by Breton settlers. It was also used in the same form as a female name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Homer Christian in household of Cleo Christian, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer Christian in household of Lenox Christian, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Homer Christian in household of Lenox Christian, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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