Christina Shade


Brief Life History of Christina

When Christina Shade was born in 1824, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johann Georg Shade, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Messinger, was 43. She married Jacob Fleisher about 1843, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Penn Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1865, in Pogue, Cromwell Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Three Springs, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Fleisher
Christina Shade
Marriage: about 1843
David Flasher
William Fleisher
John Flasher
Mary E Flesher
Charles Wesley Flasher
Jacob B Flasher
George Washington Flasher
Sarah Jane Flasher

Sources (4)

  • Christiana Flisher in household of Jacob Flisher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Christina Flasher in entry for Jacob B. Flasher and Ellen M. Moore, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Justina Flasher in household of Jacob Flasher, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1843Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (6)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 6

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 12

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived on a boundary, from Middle English shed(e) ‘boundary’ (Old English scēad).

    English: perhaps a nickname for a very thin man, from Middle English shade, shadwe ‘shadow’ (Old English sceadu).

    Americanized form of German and Dutch Schade .

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

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