A James Christy, other than Julius Christy's son of that name, lived in Greenbrier County Virginia at the same time as Julius and his family. This James Christy married Sarah Scarborough. He was the first minister of Rehobeth Methodist Church, Madison County Virginia. He owned 300 acres in Greenbrier County in 1785.
An ISABELLE CHRISTY married George Bailey in Greenbrier County 1 April 1797.
ESSEX COUNTY VIRGINIA, a JAMES CHRISTY a witness 26 April 1661, Deed Book D2, Pg. 185
ESSEX COUNTY VIRGINIA, A WILLIAM CHRISTY'S suit against Lucy Smith, dismissed. 16 January 1754.
NORFOLK COUNTY VIRGINIA, 10 June 1761, a PETER CHRISTY, 1 tithable.
NORFOLK COUNTY VIRGINIA Inventory 1748 ADAM CHRISTY.
BERKELEY COUNTY VIRGINIA 1800 tax list: SAMUEL CHRISTY, 2 males over 21, 3 slaves.
BERKELEY COUNTY VIRGINIA, 19 November 1804, sale of Estate of SAMUEL CHRISTY, Book 4, page 299, amt. $590.00. Sold by Ebenezer and Robert Christy. Purchasers included; SAMUEL, ROBERT, ADAM, EBENEZER, ANDREW, AND SARAH CHRISTY.
BERKELEY COUNTY VIRGINIA, Book 5, Pg. 250, 18 February 1815, Will of ADAM CHRISTY. Heirs named: Brother WILLIAM CHRISTY, sister SARAH TATE, SARAH CHRISTY but was SARAH PULLEN. brother SAMUEL CHRISTY, administrator. Will written while lying sick in Richmond.
BERKELEY COUNTY VIRGINIA, Book 12, pg. 372, 1832 will of ROBERT CHRISTY: Instructs to be buried under a Mulberry tree on "my land." also Free all slaves. Sell all personal property and use proceeds to settle slaves in Canada, Africa, or United States, where emancipated slaves are permitted., whichever they may choose to go, but "I should prefer their going to Africa. If they choose Africa put funds in hand of "Colonization Society" for pupose of transporting them and making them comfortable there. Rent out or lease Real Estate, from proceeds a Perpetual General Fund for the purpose of building a school house upon my land and having the poor orphan children of the neighborhood schooled to such extent as my executors think proper. Executors to appoint trustees of this fund and to select children worthy and employ teacher 6 August 1837. Codicil: James Thompson to have 28 acres free of rent for life. 28 November 1837.
INFORMATION IN DEEDS: SAMUEL CHRISTY FATHER OF ROBERT, ADAM, AND ANDREW. SAMUEL'S WIFE IS ELIZABETH.
CHRISTY INFORMATION FROM PENSION FILES, REVOLUTIONARY WAR:
NANCY CHRISTY: Widow of John Christy, Nancy Wilson married, 1815, William Christy. William was a private Pennsylvania Militia, Capt. McCullough's Company, February and March 1814. William died prior to 12 June 1886. File #10597.
DUNBAR CHRISTY, wife Mary Findly. Died before 5 April 1883, Capt. McCullough's Company, Pennsylvania militia.
WILLIAM CHRISTY, discharged, 19 June 1795, 3 years, Wayne's Indian Wars, Capt. Edw. Butler's Co. Miffin Co. Pennsylvania. Age 19 years, 5' 11", dark complection, black hair, black eyes, carpenter. File # 13150.
JOHN CHRISTY, born 1756 Berkeley Co. West Virginia. 2nd. Lieutenant. 2nd battalion "Flyining Corps", gunsmith at Harper's Ferry. Died 13 April 1856. Married Mary Dawson, daughter of Thomas Dawson and Ann B. Kopp. Mary was born 6 Jan. 1794, Berkeley County West Virginia, died 30 November 1874. They are buried at Washington Court House, Ohio. Children: ROBERT CHRISTY, born 182-, ANDREW CHRISTY, DAVID DAWSON CHRISTY, born 1824, MARY ANN CHRISTY (married Goldbarry), RACHEL CHRISTY, born, 1828, (married Paxton), SARAH CHRISTY (married West), JOHN CHRISTY, born 1834.
ADDITIONAL CHRISTY DATA:
ADAM CHRISTY, St. Marks Parish Vestry Book, Culpeper County Virginia, Pg. 8, 1730-1785: "Order that the first shall bring good and sufficient security to the Church Warden of St. Mark's Parish and shall enter into bond for the building of the Glebe House shall have the work either ADAM CHRISTY at 24000 pounds of tobacco or Charles Stewart at 24000 pounds if none offers cheaper. signed Henry Field and Francis Kirtley.
STAFFORD COUNTY VIRGINIA, 20 August 1817, JOSEPH CHRISTY married Mary Vass, her second marriage. As Mary Thornton she married first Dr. Alexander Voss. She was born February 1773. Joseph Christy a participant in 22 deeds from 1788 to 1830. Joseph and Elizabeth Christy sales 1809 to 1841.
SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY VIRGINIA, 26, July 1809, Book R, Pg 507 JOSEPH AND ELIZABETH CHRISTY sold tract to Dr. George French.
Book HH, Pg. 403, 30 October 1839, JOSEPH CHRISTY Estate to Joseph Alsop, Bejamin Clarke, Executor.
WILLIAM CHRISTY of Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Missouri:
WILLIAM CHRISTY served 1791-94 from Jefferson County Kentucky, Lt. of Cavalry Corps, served under Wayne. Born Carlisle, Pennsylvania, died in St. Louis.
A biographical sketch of this WILLIAM CHRISTY in 1899 edition of ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ST LOUIS adds that he was a son of Captain Thomas Christy and that his ancestors were from County Down Ireland but were of Scottish origin. Captain Thomas Christy settled at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, removed to Fort Pitt and later to a farm in Kentucky. Both parents died in Kentucky when William was fifteen years old. Two younger sisters were left in his care, and were provided for by a comfortable inheritance. He participated in three Campaigns of 1795 against the Indians. After the Treaty of Greenville he moved to St. Louis. He married Martha Thompson Taylor, a daughter of Edward (Edmund, r.t.z.) and Sally Taylor of Jefferson County Kentucky. He died in 1837. His wife died in 1849. Their children were: VIRGINIA CHRISTY, who married Dr. E Bathurst Smith; HARRIET CHRISTY, who married Captain James S. Dean; EDMUND CHRISTY, who died unmarried; HOWARD CHRISTY, who married Susan Preston of Kentucky; SARAH CHRISTY, who married Dr. Bernard G. Farrar; MARY CHRISTY, who married Major Thomas Wright; MATILDA CHRISTY, who married a Dr. Walker and later married Colonel N. P. Taylor; FRANCES CHRISTY, who married Major Taylor Berry and later married Judge Robert Wash; and ELIZA CHRISTY, who married General William H. Ashley.
VIRGINIA MAGAZINE OF HISTORY, Vol. 25, Pg. 81: BERRY FAMILY: Washington Berry married Alice Taylor, daughter of Col. James Taylor of Caroline County Virginia and his wife, Anne Hubbard, daughter of Benjamin Hubbard, who settled at Dayton, Kentucky. Washington and Alice Taylor Berry's son Taylor Berry, married Frances Christy, daughter of Col. WILLIAM CHRISTY of St. Louis.
MARY CHRISTY OF JEFFERSON COUNTY KENTUCKY: Will, August 25, 1781. "Mary Christy, a widow, being sick, gives to WILLIAM CHRISTY, her oldest son, the house and lot she presently occupies in Louisville. To son THOMAS CHRISTY her right to preemption warrant for 400 acres on Licking Creek, to SARAH CHRISTY AND JENNY CHRISTY, daughter, all the household furniture except the bedding and pewter, and asks that the same be sold as soon as convenient after her decease and the proceeds be applied toward the education and clothing of Sarah and Jenny. Also one black cow and calf, and one horse, if found, to be sold and applied toward the same. All cash and residue of the Estate, and debts to her children, WILLIAM, THOMAS, SARAH AND JENNY, to be equally divided. Recommends that son THOMAS be in the charge and care of friend Israel Rowland." George Wilson, Executor. also Joseph Nicholson of Pittsburg, joint executor. Probated 2 April 1782.
A David Christy appears in the census and court records of Boone County Kentucky. He was a son of John Christy and Agnes Drennon Christy, of Cumberland County Pennsylvainia. The 1810 census shows David and his wife and 1 son and 3 daughters. The 1820 census indicates 4 sons and 3 daughters. David's daughter Eliza Christy, married James Ruddell (Riddell?) in Boone County the 17th. November 1822. David Christy was a bondsman. A Priscilla Christy married Reuben Christy 2 June 1825 in Boone County. David Christy was a bondsman. A son of David was nambed Abner Christy. About 1825 David Christy moved to Clay County Indiana where his brother William was living.
A James Christy, living in Morgan County Kentucky in 1834, applied for a pension for service in the Revolutionary War. This James Christy was born in London, England in 1746. He enlisted in Virginia in 1778. He lived in Moroe County Virginia in 1774 (Greebrier County at that time). His application was rejected. (This may be the same James Christy mentioned on page 89, first paragraph.)