Christopher John Arend

15 March 1832–30 July 1912 (Age 80)
Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Christopher John

Christopher John Arend was born on 15 March 1832, in Bavaria, Germany. He married Rebecca F Russell on 9 March 1854, in Owen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 30 July 1912, in Ashland Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Walters Cemetery, Monrovia, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

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Christopher John Arend
Rebecca F Russell
Marriage: 9 March 1854
William Jasper Arend
Thomas Silas Arend
Mary Arend
John Nelson Arend
Luscinda Evaline Arend
Wiley G Arend
Louisa Arend
James C Arend
Anna O J Arend
Laura S Arend

Spouse and Children

9 March 1854
Owen, Indiana, United States


    William Jasper Arend



    Mary Arend



    Luscinda Evaline Arend


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 20

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a personal name of Germanic origin, derived from the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. Compare German Arndt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christopher J Aren, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Christopher Arend, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Christopher John Arend, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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