Feb. 17, 1874 Grass Lake Jackson County Michigan, USA
Jul. 27, 1926 Jackson Jackson County Michigan, USA
Chris' folks came to Michigan in 1862 and settled in Grass Lake Jackson Co Michigan. Chris and his sisters moved to Chicago for the Chicago Worlds Fair. His sister Mary opened a restaurant by the stock yards and Chris was a cook. He met his future wife Barbara Karl who was a waitress at the restaurant. Chris married Barbara Karl in Chicago, IL in 22 Sept 1897 and lived on their farm in Grass Lake, MI. Was a farmer and then a police officer.