William Christ

7 October 1739–
Montgomery, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of William

William Christ was born on 7 October 1739, in Montgomery, Montgomery, Orange, New York, United States as the son of Laurenz Christ and Elizabeth Menges.

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Family Time Line

Laurenz Christ
1707–1766
Elizabeth Menges
Antje Christ
1737–
William Christ
1739–
Eve Crist
1742–1845
Elizabeth Crist
1745–
Antje Krist
1748–1802
William Krist
1752–
Abraham Christ
1754–
Maria Krist
1756–1807

Parents and Siblings

    Male1707–1766Male

    Elizabeth Menges

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 37

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 37

New York is the 11th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 61

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 German: from the Latin personal name Christus ‘Christ’ ( see Christian ). The name Christ (Latin Christus) is from Greek Khristos, a derivative of khriein ‘to anoint’, a calque of Hebrew mashiach ‘Messiah’, which likewise means literally ‘the anointed’.2 English: variant of Crist .

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

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Sources (1)

  • William Christ, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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