Biography of John H. Christy
Calpella Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





John H. Christy. Born in Pennsylvania, May 24, 1832. When six years of age, his parents moved to Ohio, where the subject of this sketch grew up on a farm. At the age of twenty one, he, leaving his parents behind, came to California, crossing the. plains with a drove of cattle, arriving in San Joaquin county September 26, 1853. He went direct to the mines, and followed mining for about four years. In 1857, he went to Solano county, where he followed farming seven years; he then moved to Yolo county, where he followed different occupations until 1869, when he came to Mendocino county and settled on his present place, consisting of one. hundred and thirty three acres, located in Coyote valley, where he is engaged in farming and gardening. Married, November 22, 1869, Miss Lucy Huekins, a native of Illinois. Their children are Hattie J., Jasper, Martha, and Cornelius; they have lost two, Elizabeth E., and David H.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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