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Caroline Ann Preston Christie
Birth: Mar. 19, 1832
Cheshire, England
Death: Oct. 20, 1909
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA

Daughter of John Preston and
Nanny Waters Preston

Sister of
Sarah E. Preston Burton
Amelia M. Preston Hartley
Daniel Burgess Preston
Elizabeth Preston Hadley
George Albert Preston
James W. Preston
Joseph E. Preston
William H. Preston

Wife of
Henry C. Christie

Together the parents of
Jacob J. Christie
James Christie
John Christie
Joseph P. Christie
Lillian Georgianna Christie Holmes (Hulme) Sisco

Caroline was the oldest child of John and Nanny, born on March 19, 1832 in Compstal Bridge, Cheshire, England. Christened on April 15, 1832 at Chadkirk, Cheshire, England.

Caroline along with her sister Elizabeth, and brothers George, James and Daniel were all born in England. In 1841, John, Nanny, and the children left Liverpool England for the United States, arriving in New York on October 9, 1841 on the ship Roscius, Caroline was 9 years old.

John and Nanny settled their family in Paterson, New Jersey where Caroline grew up. Caroline's sisters Amelia and Sarah, and brothers Joseph and William were born there in Paterson. Caroline's father John was listed as a machinist, grocer and was a justice of the peace in Paterson, New Jersey, according census and directory information on Ancestry.

On December 23, 1852 she married Henry C. Christie in Paterson, New Jersey. Henry and Caroline had 5 children. Jacob born in 1854, John born in 1856, James born in 1858, Joseph born in 1858 and Lillian born in 1861.

Caroline's beloved Henry passed away on January 8,1909 and Caroline about 9 months later on October 20, 1909. She was buried next to her husband on October 25, 1909

May they rest in peace together always.

Caroline was my great-grandfather's older sister


A special thank you to Caroline's great grandson, Ed. He did the genealogy for the Preston family. He truly made my job of posting the family on Find A Grave so much easier, and more complete. Thank you cousin, I'm glad you found us. 
Family links: 
  John Preston (1812 - 1896)
  Nanny Waters Preston (1812 - 1897)
  Henry C. Christie (1827 - 1909)
  Jacob J Christie (1854 - ____)*
  John Christie (1856 - ____)*
  Joseph P. Christie (1858 - 1911)*
  James Christie (1858 - ____)*
  Lillian Georgianna Christie Holmes Sisco (1861 - 1901)*
  Caroline Ann Preston Christie (1832 - 1909)
  James W. Preston (1834 - 1897)*
  Elizabeth Preston Hadley (1837 - 1907)*
  Daniel Burgess Preston (1838 - 1912)*
  George Albert Preston (1841 - 1924)*
  Joseph E.R. Preston (1843 - ____)*
  Sarah Ellen Preston Burton (1846 - 1926)*
  William H.E Preston (1849 - 1932)*
  Amelia M. Preston Hartley (1851 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Grove Memorial Park
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section 1, Plot 307
Created by: An Angel Above
Record added: Feb 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10539727
Caroline Ann <i>Preston</i> Christie
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Caroline Ann <i>Preston</i> Christie
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- R I P
 Added: Aug. 11, 2016
Aunt Caroline, I'm so sorry for the way you died. I thought maybe you died of a broken heart when we found out Henry died in January of the same year. Instead I find that article this morning. I'm so sorry. The only thing I am at peace with is you didn't ...(Read more)
- An Angel Above
 Added: Feb. 28, 2016
James and Patricia Dunkerley. James is the son of Olive Dorothy Preston
- James Preston Dunkerley
 Added: Dec. 13, 2015
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