Hilda Mary Christian

Hilda Mary Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 16 October 1911 the daughter of James Harvey Christian and Gladys Mary Meehan. She was married first to Sydney J. Regan and second to William A. Doherty. She died at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 20 January 1997.

Contributed by Kathleen (Doherty) Coolen.


Herbert Joseph Christian

Herbert Joseph Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 21 September 1913 son of James Harvey Christian and Gladys Mary Meehan. 

Contributed by Kathleen (Doherty) Coolen.


Earle and Sumner Christian

Earle Norbert Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 9 March 1900 and Sumner Augustine Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 1 August 1903 both the children of Charles Sumner Christian and Elizabeth Regina Noonan. Earle died at Prospect, Nova Scotia 18 April 1920 and Sumner died at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 1 January 1953.

Contributed by Olive (Christian) Ryan - Sister.


Earle Christian

See Above.

Contributed by Olive (Christian) Ryan - Sister.

 


Nicholas P. Christian

Nicholas P. Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 22 August 1841 the son of William Christian and Nancy Anne Brennan. He married Margaret Ross McGuire d/o Daniel McGuire and Ann Perrin in 1864. They had seven children. Known as Nikki P. he died at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 26 March 1920.

Contributed by Olive (Christian) Ryan.


Mrs. Benning

Mrs. Benning was the mother of Clement Benning who was the husband of Susan McGuire. Clement Benning died very young but his one child from his marriage with Susan McGuire - Mary Ann Benning married Charles W. Christian.

Contributed by Louise (Doherty) Christian.


Mary Eleanor (Duggan) Christian and children Annina, 

Mary Eleanor Duggan was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 2 November 1869 the daughter of Thomas Duggan and Mary Eleanor McGuire. She married at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 28 April 1891 to Patrick Edward Christian s/o Edward Christian and Frances White. They had three children that lived to maturity: Herbert John, known as Bert, b. 1891, Mary Annina, b. 1895 and Milton Patrick, b. 1898. The three younger children pictured here appear to have died young, the boy in the picture is likely John Howard Christian, b. ca. 1903 and died at Prospect 21 November 1914.

Contributed by unknown.


Joe Kelly and Plute

Michael Joseph Christian, known as Joe Kelly, was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 14 May 1893 the son of Patrick J. Christian and Margaret Hardiman. Douglas Christian, known as Plute, was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 30 May 1875 the son of John Parker Christian and Mary Jane Coolen. This picture was likely taken in the late 1920s.

Contributed by Olive (Christian) Ryan.


William H. Christian

William H. Christian was born at White's Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada 20 November 1863 the son of Charles H. Christian and Susan Zwicker. William never married and is said to have suffered from extreme asthma. William died at White's Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada 1 September 1929.

Contributed by Jean (Christian) Welsh, great-niece.


Edna Benning (Christian) Choquette

Edna Benning Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 15 January 1897 the daughter of Charles W. Christian and Mary Ann Benning. Edna was a nurse and moved to Massachusetts where she married a gentleman with the last name Choquette. Edna died at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 8 April 1978.

Contributed by Bernard Duggan.

 


Edna (Chrisitian) Choquette

See above.

Contributed by Bernard Duggan.


May (Perrier) Christian with Bernard and Marguerite Duggan

May Perrier was born at D'Eccosse, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada ca. 1887 the daughter of Jeffrey Perrier and Margaret Whalen. She married James Oswald Christian, s/o Charles W. Christian and Mary Ann Benning. She died at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 12 October 1989 at the age of 102. They had two children.

Bernard and Marguerite Duggan were the children of St. Clair Bernard Duggan and Helen McDonald.

Contributed by Bernard Duggan.


May (Perrier) Christian and friend

See Above.

Contributed by Bernard Duggan.


Edna (Christian) Gray and friend

Eda May Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1925 the daughter of James Oswald Christian and May Perrier. She married Norman Gray.

Contributed by Bernard Duggan.


William Louis Christian

William Louis Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 10 March 1881 the son of Charles W. Christian and Mary Ann Benning. He married Annie Cecilia Coolen and had seven children. Louis died at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 12 July 1950.

Contributed Louise (Doherty) Christian.


Marguerite (Christian) Purcell and family

Marguerite Francisca Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 8 June 1872 the daughter of Samuel Christian and Johanna Purcell. She married Norman Purcell and had 8 children. Marguerite died at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 16 January 1950. Pictured front row (from left to right) person is living, Annie Hetherington w/o Charles Hetherington who was the son of Josephine Coolen. Back row (from left to right) Ned Purcell, Ralph Purcell, Marguerite (Chrsitian) Purcell, Charles Hetherington and Ernest Purcell.

Contributed by unknown.


Russell Christian and Blanche Mason

Charles Russell Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 2 August 1892 the son of Charles Dewey Christian and Mary Ellen Rhyno. He married Margaret Blanche Mason daughter of George D. Mason and Lillian Mary Hamm at Prospect on 10 November 1926. She was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 15 November 1896. Russell died at Prospect 15 January 1973 and Blanche died at Prospect 17 March 1993.

Contributed by Bernadine (Christian) McMillan, daughter. 


Marguerite (Christian) Purcell and Daughters

Front row (left to right): daughter-in-law Katherine Christian, wife of son Ralph Purcell; daughter Marguerite; last two people are unknown.

Back row: Rita Purcell, wife of son Ernest Purcell; Annie Hetherington; Marguerite (Christian) Purcell; unknown; Florence Purcell, wife of son Ned Purcell.


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Samuel Christian and Johanna Purcell

Samuel Christian was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 7 October 1845 the son of Edward Christian and Frances White. He married at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada to Johanna Purcell. She was born at Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada 16 February 1849 the daughter of Thomas Purcell and Johanna Power. The couple had nine children between 1872 and 1889.

Contributed by Richard Pfeiffer, great great grandson.