William Thomas Christian

16 December 1878–26 April 1953 (Age 74)
Georgia, United States

The Life of William Thomas

William Thomas Christian was born on 16 December 1878, in Georgia, United States. He married Tallula Jane Prather on 26 November 1899, in Hart, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 201, Elbert, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 26 April 1953, in Elbert, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Elbert, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Christian
1878–1953
Tallula Jane Prather
1883–1975
Marriage: 26 November 1899
Maude Irene Christian
1900–1946
Lois Belle Christian
1905–1949
Dessie N Christian
1907–1990
Floyd Thomas Christian
1909–1961
Fred W. Christain
1912–
Walton A. Christain
1915–1996
Lula G Christian
1922–2013
John Calvin Coolidge Christian
1926–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 November 1899
Hart, Georgia, United States
children

(8)

    Maude Irene Christian

    Female1900–1946Female

    Lois Belle Christian

    Female1905–1949Female

    Dessie N Christian

    Female1907–1990Female

    Male1909–1961Male

    Fred W. Christain

    Male1912–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 15

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English, German, and French: from the personal name Christian, a vernacular form of Latin Christianus ‘follower of Christ’ ( see Christ ). This personal name was introduced into England following the Norman conquest, especially by Breton settlers. It was also used in the same form as a female name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William T Christian, "United States Census, 1940" Elbert Co., Georgia
  • William T Christian, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tom Christain, "United States Census, 1920"

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