Crawford County, Pennsylvania

History & Biography
Part V:  Biographical Sketches


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      WILLIAM P. BILES ....
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      JONATHAN D. CHRIST, farmer, P. O. Geneva, was born April 19, 1831, in Austintown, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and is a son of Daniel F. and Mary (Grove) Christ, of the Buckeye State.  He settled in this township in 1840, and married, first, Emeliza, daughter of Robert and Cynthia (Brower) Williams, of this county, by whom he had nine children:  Mary J., Mary Chastina, Isaiah L., Robert D., Frederick A., Etta L., James C., David C. and John E.  His wife died March 30, 1873, and he afterward married Elizabeth, daughter of Reuben and Lonly (Anderson) Sutton, of this township.  Mr. Christ is a thorough business man, having at one time been Justice of the Peace, and filled other offices of the township and county.  He at one time owned nearly all the land upon which the little village of Geneva now stands.  He is an upright, Christian man, belonging to the United Brethren Church, and its chief supporter in this vicinity.  In politics he is a stanch Prohibitionist.
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      JOSIAH J. COULTER ....
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      A. P. MARSHALL ....
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      WILLIAM J. MELLON ....
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      DAVID E. SMITH ....