Christiana Blue

11 April 1852–16 October 1930 (Age 78)
Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life of Christiana

When Christiana Blue was born on 11 April 1852, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States, her father, William Blue, was 27 and her mother, Rebekah Grayless, was 24. She married Henry A Snider on 12 April 1873, in New Paris, Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Benton Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Benton, Elkhart, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 October 1930, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hire Cemetery, Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry A Snider
Christiana Blue
Marriage: 12 April 1873
William Snider

Spouse and Children

12 April 1873
New Paris, Elkhart, Indiana, United States


    William Snider




Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 4

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: generally a fairly recent Americanized form of German Blau or the French cognate Bleu.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christian Snider in household of Henrey Snider, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Christiana Snider, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Christiana Snider in household of Henry Snider, "United States Census, 1920"

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