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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Laurenz Christ
Elizabeth Menges
Antje Christ
William Christ
Eve Crist
Elizabeth Crist
Antje Krist
William Krist
Abraham Christ
Maria Krist

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Menges




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World Events (6)


Age 37

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

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

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