Christian H. Schilling

Brief Life History of Christian H.

When Christian H. Schilling was born on 7 July 1823, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Christian Schilling, was 35 and his mother, Helena Catharina Hirschmueller, was 33. He married Hannah Stambaugh on 17 July 1842, in Stark, Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Adams Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 23 September 1890, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Northlawn Cemetery, North Adams, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

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Christian H. Schilling
Hannah Stambaugh
Marriage: 17 July 1842
Mary A. Schilling
Collins C. Schilling
Aaron Schilling
Samantha Schilling
Wilson Schilling
Simon Schilling
Emma Schilling
Lucinda Schilling
Silas Schilling
Stansberry Schilling

Sources (51)

  • Christian Shilling, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Christ Shilling, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Christian H Schilling, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German schillinc, Middle Low German schillink, German Schilling ‘shilling’. The German surname may have referred originally to a rent or fee owed, or have some other anecdotal origin, now irrecoverable. The Jewish surname is mainly artificial. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

German: habitational name from Schilling in Bavaria or from any of the places called Schillingen in the Rhineland and former East Prussia. Compare Shilling .

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

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