Carl Osborn Christner

17 December 1896–December 1975 (Age 78)
Garrett, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Carl Osborn

When Carl Osborn Christner was born on 17 December 1896, in Garrett, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William M Christner, was 22 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Lane, was 19. He married Josephine Woods on 30 September 1921, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Northampton Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Burton, Genesee, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1915. He died in December 1975, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Carl Osborn Christner
Josephine Woods
Marriage: 30 September 1921
Ralph Christner
Jessie Christner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1921Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched
    Age 3
    On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
    Age 21
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Christian .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Carl Christner, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Carl Christner, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
    • Carl Osborne Christner, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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