Alvey Criss

Brief Life History of Alvey

When Alvey Criss was born on 21 November 1870, in Owen, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Tinsley Criss, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Robinson, was 28. He died on 22 July 1876, in his hometown, at the age of 5, and was buried in Gosport, Wayne Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Tinsley Criss
Sarah Elizabeth Robinson
Mary C. Criss
Emma J Criss
William E. Criss
Alice Criss
Alvey Criss
Charles Benjamin Criss

Sources (2)

  • Alvery Criss, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Allen B Plulputt in entry for Chas B Criss, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

World Events (4)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Amnesty Act

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gries or Kress . Compare Kriss .

American shortened form of any of various Greek derivatives of the personal name Christos . Compare Chriss .

American shortened and altered form of Bulgarian or Macedonian Hristov (compare Christoff ) and Kristov (see Kristoff ), and also of some other related or similarly pronounced Slavic surnames (see Kris ). Compare Kriss .

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

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