Everyday People

Rev. William Christian

My genealogical researches have uncovered dozens of devout ancestors. This is the second installment of a series of posts titled “Doing God’s Work: Our Families’ Faithful”, documenting the lives of those who served God.


In the previous post of this series, I presented the life and times of Stephen Bachiler, a rabble-rousing, rip-tearing reverend.  This one briefly touches on the life of Rev. William Christian.

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William H. Taylor

On this day, 20 January 1893, William H. Taylor, my 4th great-grandfather, passed away.

Born circa 1810/1811, in Washington County, Maryland, William H. Taylor’s parents and siblings are unknown. (If anyone knows of a Taylor family in that area at that time who had a son named William, please drop me a line.)

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Mary (Myers) Good

On this day, 18 December 1850, Mary (Myers) Good, my 5th great-grandmother, passed away.

Mary Myers was born in 1780 in Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland. Her father was John Myers. The name of Mary’s mother is unknown.

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Sarah (Schlosser) Thomas

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On this day, 16 November 1882, Sarah (Schlosser) Thomas passed away. She was my 4th great-grandmother.

On 13 December 1804, Sarah Schlosser was born in Boonsboro, Washington County, Maryland to parents John Schlosser and Elizabeth Painter.

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Samuel Noel

On this day, 13 November 1871, Samuel Noel passed away. He was my 4th great-grandfather.

Samuel Noel was born on 16 January 1798, in Adams County, Pennsylvania. His parents were Daniel and Maria Noel.

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