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Andrew Christy

Andrew Christy, born 1768, died 1835, aged 67 years. Brought wife and some of his children to settle in Lawrence county around 1824. Christy cemetery, Sumner, IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat.

 

Elisabeth Christy

Elisabeth (Cartmill) Christy, wife of Andrew. Born 1768, died 1829, aged 61 years. Christy cemetery, Sumner, IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat. These 2 stones had fallen. Other pictures of Christy cemetery.

 

Can. Clubb

Cannady (b. 1806) and Nancy (b 1807) (Christy) Clubb. They both died in 1851. Three of their children are buried here as well. Infant twins died in 1851 also. Nancy was a daughter of Andrew and Elisabeth. Christy cemetery, Sumner, IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat.

 

Clubb kids

Clubb children Joseph, 1844-1846 and twins William and James. This is on the side of the large Clubb tombstone. Christy cemetery, Sumner, IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat.

 

 

Margaret Christy

Margaret (Lanterman) Christy. Died 1842, aged 25 years. Stone has fallen off base and is under brush. Two children on this stone as well, Margaret's sons Charles, died 1842, and Samuel, died 1836. Margaret was the first wife of William Y. Christy, son of Andrew. William became a weathy and influential citizen in the area. Christy township was named for him. Christy cemetery, Sumner, IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat.

Catherine Shirley

Catherine (Shirley) Christy, second wife of William Y. Christy. 1822-1854. Stone is leaning and very hard to read. "Catherine, wife of Wm. Y Christy, March 19, 1822 - October 8, 1854, aged 32 years, 11 months, 20 days" Lone Tree cemetery, Richland county, IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat.

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Top and side views of footstones of Clubb children. Christy cemetery, Sumner IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat.

Maria

This is the footstone of either Maria (Bentley) Christy, the 3rd wife of William Y. Christy, or their young daughter Maria. Both of these people as well as William Y. are supposed to be buried in this cemetery. There are several large tombstones that have fallen over in there that we couldn't read. Christy cemetery, Sumner, IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat.

Joseph Christy

Joseph R. Christy, 1802 - 1842. This partially buried stone belongs to a son of Andrew and Elisabeth Christy. Other sons include James, who stayed in Ohio, Andrew who made his fortune in St. Louis, Samuel who married into a prominent family in Cahokia and became a prominent citizen in his own right, and John who married into the Dennison family. Christy cemetery, Sumner, IL. Submitted by Laurel Treat.

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