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First Generation

1. Leo Amil1 Crist, son of George Crist and Caroline Gesy, was born in Monterey, Indiana September, 24 1886. Leo died November 23, 1963 in Hammond, Indiana, at 77 years of age. Buried at St. Jospeh Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana.

He married Edith Elizabeth Long in Hammond, Indiana, September 14, 1910. Leo and Edith were married at St. Joseph's Church at 8:00 a. m., Hammond, Indiana by Father H. M. Plaster.

Edith was born in Hammond, Indiana May 15, 1888. The birth certificate shows name as Ethea Elizabth Long. Edith was the daughter of George Long and Susanna Scherer.

Edith died November 6, 1975 in Hammond, Indiana, at 87 years of age. Buried at St. Joseph Cemetery in Hammond, Indiana.

She was baptized in St. Joseph's Church, Hammond, Indiana, 1888. Religion: Roman Catholic. Baptismal certificate reads Etha Elizabeth Long. August Hombalt and Rebecca Bixensman were God parents. Baptism was performed by Rev. H. M. Plaster at St. Joseph's Church at 8:00am.

At 24 years of age Edith became the mother of George Gilbert Crist in Hammond, Indiana, April 8, 1913. Born at 11:45 p. m.

At 27 years of age Edith became the mother of Marcella Catherine Crist in Hammond, Indiana, February 23, 1916. At 31 years of age Edith became the mother of Marian Meldora Crist in Hammond, Indiana, August 13, 1919. Phil Hartman and William Anderson are God parents.

At 35 years of age Edith became the mother of Rosemary Mabel Crist in Hammond, Indiana, December 20, 1923. Lucinda and Charles Duff were God parents.

At 39 years of age Edith became the mother of Jackie Lee Crist in Hammond, Indiana, August 11, 1927.

Leo's occupation: New York Central Lines Railroad. Leo worked for the New York Central Lines Railroad, Northern Indiana Public Service Co. and either Northern Illinois Gas or may be known as Commonwealth Edison Co.

He was baptized in Monterey, October 3, 1886. Religion: Roman Catholic. St. Ann's Church, Monterey by Rev. Joseph Fritz. Katherine Smith and Joseph Keller are God parents

At 26 years of age Leo became the father of George Gilbert Crist in Hammond, Indiana, April 8, 1913. Born at 11:45 p. m.

At 29 years of age Leo became the father of Marcella Catherine Crist in Hammond, Indiana, February 23, 1916. At 32 years of age Leo became the father of Marian Meldora Crist in Hammond, Indiana, August 13, 1919. Phil Hartman and William Anderson are God parents.

At 37 years of age Leo became the father of Rosemary Mabel Crist in Hammond, Indiana, December 20, 1923. Lucinda and Charles Duff were God parents.

At 40 years of age Leo became the father of Jackie Lee Crist in Hammond, Indiana, August 11, 1927.

Leo Amil Crist and Edith Elizabeth Long had the following children:

child + 2 i. George Gilbert2 Crist was born April 8, 1913.

child 3 ii. Marcella Catherine Crist was born in Hammond, Indiana February 23, 1916. She married twice. She married August Michael Olsen Jr in El Paso, Texas, June 21, 1941. August was born in Lansing, Illinois February 15, 1919. August was the son of August Olsen Sr. and Ester. August died June 7, 1944 in During WWII, at 25 years of age. August was killed in action during WWIII. He is burried near Paris, France with many other fellow servicemen.

She married Durbin George Brown in Hammond, Indiana, August 18, 1956. Durbin was born in Mount Vernon, Indiana October 2, 1909. Durbin was the son of Robert Brown and Mollie. Durbin died April 24, 1987 in Munster, Indiana, at 77 years of age.

She was christened 1916. God parents were George Long & Caroline Gesy Crist

Marcella was widowed June 7, 1944. Marcella was widowed April 24, 1987. Marcella died July 10, 2010 at the age of 94.

child + 4 iii. Marian Meldora Crist was born August 13, 1919.

child + 5 iv. Rosemary Mabel Crist was born December 20, 1923.

child + 6 v. Jackie Lee Crist was born August 11, 1927.
 

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