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Benjamin Christie
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1886
Benton
Columbia County
Florida, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1950
Lake City
Columbia County
Florida, USA

Benjamin was the oldest son of Charlie J. and Martha Davis Christie. He was drafted during WWI and served in the U.S. Army as a Private in the 156th Depot Brigade. Ben never married. During his later years he lived with his brothers Norman Christie, Raymond Christie, and with his sister, Ola Christie Ash. Benjamin worked for the Bell Telephone Company. He is the only member of his immediate family buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery. His parents and Paternal grandparents are buried in Hopewell Cemetery in North Columbia County near the Suwannee River where he was raised.He had full brothers named Robert, John Martin, Finley Charles, William Asbury,Norman, Henry C., and Marvin Charles Christie and a sister named Ola. He had 1/2 brothers and sisters with the same Father and different Mother ( Mary Ogburn): Zola, L.D., Addie Mae, George, Raymond, Clyde Price, Herbert and Mary Elizabeth. It should be noted that his last name is spelled " Christy" on his tombstone, which is incorrect. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charlie J. Christie (1866 - 1935)
  Martha Adeline Davis Christie (1864 - 1905)
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Christie (1886 - 1950)
  John Martin Christie (1888 - 1957)*
  Ola Christie Ash (1891 - 1982)*
  Finley Charles Christie (1894 - 1961)*
  William Asbury Christie (1896 - 1965)*
  Norman Albert Christie (1898 - 1974)*
  Henry C. Christie (1900 - 1928)*
  Marvin Charles Christie (1902 - 1974)*
  Zola Christie Johnson (1908 - 1976)**
  L.D. Christie (1909 - 1996)**
  Addie Mae Christie Tyre (1912 - 1998)**
  George Christie (1915 - 2000)**
  Raymond Christie (1916 - 1993)**
  Clyde Price Christie (1919 - 1977)**
  Herbert Christie (1920 - 1939)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Lake City
Columbia County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Alton Christie
Record added: Nov 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10005936
Benjamin Christie
Added by: Alton Christie
 
Benjamin Christie
Added by: Alton Christie
 
Benjamin Christie
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Uncle Ben, I never knew you. Rest in peace until the resurrection. I love you.
- Alton Christie
 Added: Nov. 30, 2004
 
 
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