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Maria Johanna Sandquist Christopher
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Birth: 1832, Finland
Death: Jan. 4, 1904
Umatilla County
Oregon, USA


OBIT:

Death of Mrs. Christoper; Highly respected lady passes away from effect of paralysis. Mrs. Mary J. Christopher, died at the family home about five miles west of Adams, yesterday at 4 o'clock, after a long illness. Mrs. Christopher had been afflicted with paralysis for over eight years, and was in a weakened condition physically, so that when a short time ago she contracted a severe cold which resulted in pneumonia, she was unable to withstand the ravages of the disease and death came quickly to end her suffering.

The deceased was 68 years of age at the time of her death and had lived in this county for over 26 years. She was the wife of Peter Christopher, and was a Finn by birth, coming to Michigan 35 years ago. She was the mother of 12 children, six of whom are now living. She was a devout member of the Lutheran Church and the funeral will be at the residence, under the direction of the pastor of the Lutheran church. The interment will be in the Greasewood Cemetery, near Adams. The funeral will be held on the arrival of a daughter from Seattle.

East Oregonian, January 5, 1904
 
 
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 Parents:
  Isak Persson Sandquist (1802 - ____)
  Ulrika Karkiainen Sandquist (1805 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Peter Albert Christopher (1836 - 1904)
 
 Children:
  Emelia Christopher Davis (1856 - 1922)*
  Sophia Johanna Christopher Lamberg (1858 - ____)*
  Eva Greda Christopher Johnson (1860 - 1913)*
  Johan Pehr Ludvig Gerström (1862 - 1863)*
  Johan Pehr Ludvig Gerström (1862 - 1863)*
  Maria Rebecca Christopher Lamberg (1864 - ____)*
  James Hubbard Christopher (1868 - 1927)*
  Isaac Albert Christopher (1870 - 1954)*
  Amanda Athelia Christopher Larson (1873 - 1945)*
  Samuel Atham Christopher (1875 - 1876)*
  Wendla Johanna Christopher Bailey (1879 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Maria Johanna Sandquist Christopher (1832 - 1904)
  Margareta Brita Sandquist Hagen (1833 - 1903)*
  Isaac Sandquist (1841 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greasewood Cemetery
Helix
Umatilla County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Shelli Steedman
Record added: Nov 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81012729
Maria Johanna <i>Sandquist</i> Christopher
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- Linda Rodgers
 Added: Jan. 19, 2016

- Shelli Steedman
 Added: Nov. 26, 2011
 
 
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