Christina "Tina" Garlow

1778–1851 (Age 73)
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Christina "Tina"

When Christina "Tina" Garlow was born in 1778, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, her father, Christopher Garlow II, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Ann Snively, was 33. She married John Hawkins Fortney in 1804, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Monongalia, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1851, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Cassville, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States.

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John Hawkins Fortney
Christina "Tina" Garlow
Marriage: 1804
Eli Alexander Fortney Sr.
Daniel Jacob Fortney
Barbara Fortney
Joseph Fortney
John Garlow Fortney
Levi Fortney
Mary B. Fortney

Spouse and Children

Monongalia, West Virginia, United States


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+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 2

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
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

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Christina Fertney in household of John Fertney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Christina Fortney in household of John Fortney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Christina Garlow Fortney, "Find A Grave Index"

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