Ida Christy

22 October 1857–9 March 1949 (Age 91)
Virginia, Cass, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ida

When Ida Christy was born on 22 October 1857, in Virginia, Cass, Illinois, United States, her father, John C. Christy, was 36 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Hall, was 31. She married Jesse Fremont Harrison on 14 March 1878, in Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Philadelphia, Cass, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 9 March 1949, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Fremont Harrison
Ida Christy
Marriage: 14 March 1878
Leroy David Harrison
Susan Elizabeth Harrison

Spouse and Children

    Jesse Fremont Harrison



14 March 1878
Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John C. Christy


    Ann Elizabeth Hall




    Mary Jane Christy







    Jane Alison Christy


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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Christie .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ida Christy in household of John Christy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ida Christy in household of John Christy, "United States Census, 1860"

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