Biography of William H. Christy
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Wm. H Christy was born in Algoma, July 8, 1856, and is a son of Lafayette Christy, who came from Mahone Co., Ohio, to Algoma, in 1855, and settled in the woods. His wife was Maria Morningstar, by whom he had eight children - Alexander, Hannah, Irving, William H., Susan, Eliza, Nancy and Ollie. He died Dec. 9, 1877, loved and respected. William was married Aug. 12, 1878, to Miss Electa Traxler, by whom he has one child, Lafayette H. Mr. Christy lives on the old homestead, on sec. 8, owns 80 acres of land, and is engaged in farming and stock raising.

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