Christopher Ledgerwood

24 October 1846–19 February 1911 (Age 64)
Clay, Missouri, United States

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Ledgerwood was born on 24 October 1846, in Clay, Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph Ledgerwood, was 49 and his mother, Rachel Murray, was 45. He married Mary Ellen Quine on 8 December 1872, in Douglas, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Benton Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 19 February 1911, in Bandon, Coos, Oregon, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bandon G.A.R. Catholic Cemetery, Bandon, Coos, Oregon, United States.

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Christopher Ledgerwood
Mary Ellen Quine
Marriage: 8 December 1872
Minnie R. Ledgerwood

Spouse and Children

8 December 1872
Douglas, Oregon, United States


    Minnie R. Ledgerwood


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 13

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

Age 17

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

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place so named in Berwickshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Christofer Ledgerwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Christopher Ledgerwood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christopher Ledgerwood in household of Joseph Ledgerwood, "United States Census, 1860"

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