Some Christman Genealogy Immigrant Lines

Jacob Christman born c1711 in Wuerttemberg Germany - died of in farming accident in 1761 in Lehigh Co PA
of Berks, Northampton, and Lehigh Counties PA. Arrived in PA in 1736 on ship Augustus at age 25 per ship list in PA Pioneers by Strassburger & Hinke.

(I'm a descendant of this line)

Jacob Christman born 1720 in Alsace Germany - died 1784 in Guilford Co NC
of Lancaster and York Counties PA and The Moravian Family of NC

Michael Christman born 1726

Daniel Christman born c1705

Heinrich Christman born c1706

Private William Christman (1843-1864)
First Soldier Buried at Arlington National Cemetery During Civil War

Private William Christman Was a Descendant of Jacob Christman born c1711
of Berks, Northampton, and Lehigh Counties PA

Christman Surname YDNA Genetic Genealogy Project

18th Century PA German Naming Customs
PA German Nicknames
Surnames of Primary Interest to Me
Kerchner Genealogy Home Page

From research and database of:
Charles F. Kerchner, Jr.
Commander USNR (Retired) Emmaus PA 18049-1544
(descendant of Jacob Christman born c1711)

Christman Research started: 1975-2023
Webpage Created: 2001
Last Updated: 11 Oct 2023

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Charles F. Kerchner, Jr.
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An interesting Christman tidbit I first found in 2003.
Private William Christman
The first soldier buried at Arlington National Cemetry.

Death and Internment record of Private William Christman

Private Christman's direct line goes as follows: Jacob c1711, Henry 1758, Johan George 1788, Jonas 1820 who married to Mary Ann (maiden name unknown, to Private William Christman, born 1843. Private William Christman is my third cousin, three times removed. Our common ancestor is the immigrant, Jacob Christman (c1711-1761). My direct early line is Jacob c1711, Philip 1755, Johan Henry 1777, Anna Maria aka Polly Christman, born 1805, who married Johannes Frederick Kerchner, my 2nd great-grandfather. Private William Christman and I are 3rd Cousins, 3 steps removed. [More]

Location of Private William Christman's Grave in Section 27 at Arlington National Cemetery

Visit to Private William Christman's Grave at Arlington Cemetery by Charles Kerchner on 7 Nov 2009

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Charles F. Kerchner, Jr.
3765 Chris Drive
Emmaus PA 18049-1544 USA
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