Jonathan Christy married Charlotte Parker on 9 July 1848 in Bartholomew co., Indiana. They were the parents of Alexander, William Henry, and Mary Ellen Christy. Charlotte died 1855.
Jonathan married Catherine Covert on 13 March 1856 in Bartholomew co., Indiana. They were the parents of George Washington, Margaret Jane, John Smith, Charlotte and Isabel Christy.
Jonathan and family moved from Bartholomew co., Indiana to Davis co., Iowa after his marriage to Catherine in 1856.
Civil War enlistment:
Name: Jonathan Christy ,
Residence: Lucas County, Iowa
Enlistment Date: 17 October 1864
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Iowa
Unit Numbers: 211 211
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 17 October 1864 at the a ge of 42
Enlisted in Company K, 36th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 20 October 1864.
Died of disease Company K, 36th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 24 December 1864 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Service:Duty at Helena, Ark., till February 24, 1863. Yazoo Pass Expedition by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers, and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood February 24-April 5. Fort Pemberton April 4. Post duty at Helena till August 10. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4. (A detachment on expedition to Napoleonville May 23-26, and engaged near Island No. 65 May 25.) Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 10-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock till October 26. Pursuit of Marmaduke's forces October 26-November 1. Duty at Pine Bluff and Little Rock till March 23, 1864. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23-May 3. Elkin's Ford, Little Missouri River, April 4-6. Prairie D'Ann April 10-13. Jenkins Ferry and Camden April 15. Occupation of Camden April 15-23. Battle of Marks Mills April 25; most of Regiment captured. Confined at Camp Tyler, Texas, till March, 1865. Rejoined Regiment at St. Charles on White River, Ark., April, 1865. Action at Jenkins' Ferry, Saline River, April 30, 1864. Duty at Little Rock till March, 1865; at St. Charles till May, and at Duvall's Bluff till August, 1865. Mustered out August 24, 1865.
Anna Christy Yoder
Sarah Christy Banister
1805 – unknown
Margaret Christy Davis
1809 – unknown
James E Christy
Andrew Jackson Christy
1815 – unknown
Mary E Christy Roberts
George Washington Christy
John C. Christy