James Joseph Christoff

13 December 1930–3 May 1953 (Age 22)
Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of James Joseph

When James Joseph Christoff was born on 13 December 1930, in Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Peter Christoff, was 43 and his mother, Mary Ann Mahaney, was 29. He died on 3 May 1953, in Korea, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

Peter Christoff
1887–1967
Mary Ann Mahaney
1901–1951
Chris Christoff
1920–2001
George Christoff
1921–1964
Stephen Christoff
1923–2006
William Christoff
1925–1984
Olga Frances Christoff
1927–1989
James Joseph Christoff
1930–1953
Baby Boy Christoff
1944–1944
Baby Girl Christoff
1946–1946

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World Events (1)

1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 15

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from the personal name, a vernacular form of Latin Christopherus, from Greek Khristophoros ( see Christopher ).2 Bulgarian: alternative spelling of Hristov, patronymic from the personal name Hristo, short form of a name such as Hristodul ( see Greek Christodoulou ) or Hristofor ( see Christopher ).

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

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