Churchill G. Christy1,2,3

ID# 16620, (1812 - 1901)

Key Events:

Birth: 23 Mar 1812, Boone C., Kentucky4,5,6
Marriage: Polly Maria Cobb, 15 May 1834, Decatur Co., Indiana7,8,9,10,11
Death: 20 Oct 1901, Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana12,13

Spouse:Polly Maria Cobb (15 Jun 1812 - 25 Jun 1896)
     Children:

  • James W. Christy20,21,22 (1838 - )
  • William F. Christy20,21 (1 Jan 1838 - 31 May 1926)
  • John W. Christy20,21 (1840 - )
  • Joshua S. Christy20,21,22 (1842 - )
  • Henry N. Christy20,21,22 (1843 - )
  • Oliver P. Christy20,21,22 (1844 - )
  • Martha E. Christy21,22 (abt 1846 - )
  • Nancy Mary Christy21,22,23 (abt 1848 - )
  • Milton Dyer Christy20,21,22 (1849 - 1892)
  • Oscar Christy22 (abt 1852 - )
  • Maria Amazett Christy20,22,23 (abt 1854 - )
  • Ella A. Christy20,23,24 (28 Sep 1855 - 18 May 1886)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Churchill G. Christy was born on 23 Mar 1812 in Boone C., Kentucky.4,5,6
     Churchill married Polly Maria Cobb, daughter of Joshua Cobb and Nancy Crawford, on 15 May 1834 in Decatur Co., Indiana.7,8,9,10,11
     Churchill appeared on the 1840 Federal Census of Decatur Co., Indiana, with a household consisting of three males under age (sons William, James and John), one age 5 to 10 (unknown), age 20 to 30 (himself), and one female age 20 to 30 (wife Polly Maria Cobb.)14 He and Polly appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Center Twp., Dearborn Co., Indiana, enumerated 5 Aug 1850. Their children William, James, John, Joshua, Henry, Oliver, Martha, Nancy and Milton were listed as living with them, as was 18 year old Nancy Barnett.3
     Churchill and Polly appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Marion Twp., Decatur Co., Indiana, enumerated 9 Aug 1860, as were an 18 year-old schoolteacher, Joanna Corbel, and a retired couple, Joshua and Nancy Coble. Their children James, Joshua, Henry, Oliver, Martha, Nancy, Milton, Oscar, Maria and Ella were listed as living with them.15
     He and Polly appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Seymour, Jackson Co., Indiana, enumerated 11 Jun 1870. Their children Nancy, Maria and Ella were listed as living with them.16
     Churchill and Polly appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Seymour, Jackson Co., Indiana, at West Tipton St., enumerated 7 Jun 1880. Their daughter Ella was listed as living with them.17
     Churchill appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Greensbrug, Decatur Co., Indiana, at Walnut St., enumerated 18 Jun 1900., Listed as living with him is a granddaughter, Cora Gilmore, and her husband of nine months, Charles.18
     He was a farmer.19,3,15,16,17
     Churchill died on 20 Oct 1901 in Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana, at age 89.12,13

Citations

  1. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #34872597, Churchill G. Christy, and includes tombstone photo, which is unreadable, but sumbitter says it is inscribed "Churchill G Christy."
  2. [S1105] "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941," Ancestry.com, record for Maria Cobb and Churchill G. Christy.
  3. [S1122] Churchill J. Christie household, 1850 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana.
  4. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #34872597, Churchill G. Christy, shows date, county, and state, and includes tombstone photo, which is unreadable, but sumbitter says it is shows year.
  5. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows year.
  6. [S1120] Churchill G. Christy household, 1900 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows month, year, age 88, and state.
  7. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows date, with year as 1834.
  8. [S1105] "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941," Ancestry.com, record for Maria Cobb and Churchill G. Christy, citing FHL films #1516965 & 1516616, shows date, with year as 1834, and county.
  9. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows date, with year as 1864. Given the census records found for 1860 and 1870 which seem to show them married on the earlier date, I conclude the 1864 date is a data entry error, and the correct year in 1834.
  10. [S1122] Churchill J. Christie household, 1850 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  11. [S1117] C. G. Christy household, 1860 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #34872597, Churchill G. Christy, shows date, with year as 1901, town, county, and state, and includes tombstone photo, which is unreadable, but sumbitter says it is shows year, as 1900.
  13. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows year, as 1900.
  14. [S1103] C. G. Christy household, 1840 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  15. [S1117] C. G. Christy household, 1860 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  16. [S1542] Cheril Christy household, 1870 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana.
  17. [S1545] Churchill Christy household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana.
  18. [S1120] Churchill G. Christy household, 1900 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows Cora Gilmore, age 27, granddaughter, and Charles Gilmore, age 24, married 9/12, also in the household.
  19. [S1103] C. G. Christy household, 1840 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows one person engaged in agriculture.
  20. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007.
  21. [S1122] Churchill J. Christie household, 1850 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  22. [S1117] C. G. Christy household, 1860 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  23. [S1542] Cheril Christy household, 1870 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  24. [S1545] Churchill Christy household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child, but the relationship fields were left blank.