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Col William Christian

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Col William Christian Famous memorial

Birth
Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA
Death 9 Apr 1786 (aged 42–43)
Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 6942764 View Source

Stateman, military officer. Commanded company in William Byrd's regiment during the French and Indian War (1754-63). Studied law in the office of Patrick Henry and married his sister, Ann. Served in both Virginia legislative houses, led regiment during Virginia Royal Governor Lord Dunmore's war and served in the Virginia militia during the Revolutionary War. Killed while battling Indian raiding party near Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Bio by: Mike Maloney


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
  • Added: 21 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6942764
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6942764/william-christian : accessed ), memorial page for Col William Christian (1743–9 Apr 1786), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6942764, citing Bullitt Family Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .