Jefferson Reynolds Christy

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JEFFERSON REYNOLDS CHRISTY, of Manor township, Armstrong Co., PA., was born Dec. 2, 1843. His father was John Christy, born in Beaver county, Pa., in the year 1800. He was married twice and was the father of thirteen children. He came to Armstrong county in the spring of 1833, and purchased the farm where he lived until his death in 1887, and where the subject of this sketch now resides.

Mr. Christy's mother was Sarah Ross, daughter of George and Mary Ross. She was born in 1805 and died in 1892.

In 1882 Mr. Christy married Miss Emily McCormick. They have two daughters.

Mr. Christy's parents were charter members of the Appleby Manor Presbyterian Church, his father holding the office of elder until his death. He himself has held the same office in the same church for many years.

Source: Page 600, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed January 1999 by Connie Mateer for the Armstrong County Beers Project
Contributed for use by the Armstrong County Genealogy Project (http://www.pa-roots.com/armstrong/)

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