Christian Gish Hostetter

3 October 1897–24 January 1989 (Age 91)
Lawn, South Londonderry Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Christian Gish

When Christian Gish Hostetter was born on 3 October 1897, in Lawn, South Londonderry Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Miller Hostetter, was 30 and his mother, Barbara Lehman Gish, was 34. He married Kathryn Marie Barto on 9 June 1921, in Palmyra, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and South Londonderry Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 24 January 1989, in Palmyra, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Palmyra, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Gish Hostetter
1897–1989
Kathryn Marie Barto
1898–1976
Marriage: 9 June 1921
Paul Richard Hostetter
1922–1922
Myrl J Hostetter
1923–2017
John A Hostetter
1924–1986
Robert W Hostetter
1924–1998
Floyd Christian Hostetter
1926–1979

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1921Palmyra, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 8
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 26
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German: variant of Hochstetler without the diminutive infix -l-.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hochstetler

    Sources (13)

    • Christian Hosteder in household of John Hosteder, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Christian Hostetter in household of John Hostetter, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Christian G Hostetter, "United States Census, 1930"

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