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Although this is a name almost entirely associated with Scotland, as is shown, the first recording is from Yorkshire. The name is a derivation of either Christian or the female Christiana, or Christopher, themselves derivatives of the Roman (Latin) "Christopherus". The name means "Christ bearing" and was rare before the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name development includes the following recordings John Chrysty, a burgess of Newburgh, Scotland in a charter dated July 13th 1457, Sir Robert Criste, witness at Fife (1547), whilst Thone Christie was a water carrier at St. Andrews in 1590, and on December 27th 1636, Agnes Christie married Symon Page at the church of St...

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Jackie Johnston

I am trying to make the ancestral leap across the pond from the US to Ireland. All I have to work with is Robert Christie born in ireland in 1798. He married Catherine Kimble in New Jersey in 1831. Guestimated death is between 1850 and 1856. Does anyone have any inform@tio ?


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