Ira Lofton Chrisman

Brief Life History of Ira Lofton

When Ira Lofton Chrisman was born on 24 April 1863, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, his father, Henry Tyler Chrisman, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Malinda Parker, was 19. He married May Edna Robertson on 12 March 1895, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 25 January 1933, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Visalia Public Cemetery, Visalia, Tulare, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Lofton Chrisman
1863–1933
May Edna Robertson
1875–1921
Marriage: 12 March 1895
Ireta Edna Chrisman
1896–1970
Errol Robertson Chrisman
1898–1962
Ira Jackson Chrisman
1910–1988

Sources (18)

  • Ira Christman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ira Chrisman, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Ira Chrisman, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Christmann .

English: variant of Christman . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

Americanized form of Slovenian Križman (see Krizman ).

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

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