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Christopher Henry Risling
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1817, Germany
Death: Sep. 10, 1883
Clear Creek County
Colorado, USA

Christopher's correct name is Christoph Rissling. The Americanized name is what is on this memorial.

Christopher was born in Prussia, possibly in what is now Saxony, Germany. He immigrated to Pennsylvania in about 1856 with his wife Sophia (Lehr) and 3 children, Christopher, August and Doretta (Dora). His youngest child Mary was born in Pennsylvania. The family then moved to Missouri where Sophia died. At the time of Sophia's death their son's had already moved to Colorado. After her death, between 1880 and 1883, Christoph moved with their daughters to Colorado.

Christopher was originally buried in Clear Creek County, Colorado. His son, Christopher, had his remains moved to the Granite Cemetery in Chaffee County, Colorado.

Christopher is my great great grandfather. -Rebecca Boardman 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sophia M. Lehr Rissling (1818 - 1875)
 
 Children:
  Christopher Risling (1845 - 1914)*
  August Frank Risling (1851 - 1916)*
  Doretta Louise Risling Daniells (1854 - 1903)*
  Mary S Risling Galusha (1859 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Granite Cemetery
Granite
Chaffee County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Gr 25, Row 6
 
Created by: Rebecca Boardman
Record added: May 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69783626
Christopher Henry Risling
Added by: Rebecca Boardman
 
Christopher Henry Risling
Added by: Rebecca Boardman
 
Christopher Henry Risling
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