Christian Harrold

1778–23 March 1841 (Age 63)
Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Christian

When Christian Harrold was born in 1778, in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Peter Herrold, was 24 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Baum, was 21. He married Naomi Williams in 1806, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 March 1841, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in East Palestine, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Christian Harrold
Naomi Williams
Marriage: 1806
Phillip Harrold
John Harrold
Anna Maria Harrold
Elizabeth Herrold
Sarah Harrold
Michael Harrold
Benjamin Harrold
Tabitha Harrold
George Harrold

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Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Harold .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Christian Harrold, "Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850"
  • Christian Harrold, "Find A Grave Index"

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