John W Chrisman

Male19 December 1837–2 June 1913

Brief Life History of John W

When John W Chrisman was born on 19 December 1837, in Morgan, Illinois, United States, his father, William Crisman, was 25 and his mother, Mary Boyd, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth Weatherford on 1 January 1863, in Morgan, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Phelps, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Miller Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 2 June 1913, at the age of 75, and was buried in Albany, Gentry, Missouri, United States.

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John W Chrisman
Mary Elizabeth Weatherford
Marriage: 1 January 1863
William Chrisman
Effie Ann Crisman
Mary Della Chrisman
Ella Pink Chrisman
John Chrisman
Leela Chrisman
W George Chrisman
Maude Crisman
Bert Chrisman

Sources (23)

  • J Crisman in household of W Crisman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Crisman in entry for James M. Bird and Ella P. Crisman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Jno Crisman in household of Andrew Reil, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1863Morgan, Illinois, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1839: Dane, Illinois, United States* 1840: Christian, Illinois, United States *Renamed Christian in 1840


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 26

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Christmann .

    English: variant of Christman . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

    Americanized form of Slovenian Križman (see Krizman ).

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

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