Christian Altman

1801–1889 (Age 88)
Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Christian

When Christian Altman was born on 16 February 1801, in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Altman, was 32 and his mother, Susanna Riegel (or Riggle), was 26. He had at least 5 sons and 7 daughters with Barbara Sholl. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Adamsburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. In 1850, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as . He died on 26 February 1889, at the age of 88, and was buried in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Christian Altman
Barbara Sholl
David A Altman
Mary A. Altman
Anna C Altman
Susanna Altman
John C Altman
Lucinda Altman
Jacob A Altman
Daniel S. Altman
Barbara Eleanor Altman
Christian C Altman
Elizabeth Altman
Cordelia Altman

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World Events (8)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 11

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Altmann .2 Respelling of German Altmann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Christian Altman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Christian Altman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Christian Altman, "United States Census, 1870"

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