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  • ID: I02533
  • Name: Christian Devries
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 MAR 1807 in Baltimore Co., MD
  • Death: 30 SEP 1887 in Carroll Co., Maryland
  • Note:
    1850 - District 5, Carroll, Maryland
    Christain Devries - 43 - papermaker- $4300- all Maryland
    Elen - 44
    Robert T - 16 - papermaker
    Martha A - 14
    John - 11
    Caroline A. - 8
    owns 3 slaves

    1860 - Freedom, Carroll, Maryland
    Christian Devries- 53 - farmer - $2,000 + $2,000
    Robert - 24
    Josephine - 28
    Josephine - 1
    John O. - 22
    Caroline A - 19
    Christian Devries owns 4 slaves

    1870 - District 5, Carroll, Maryland
    Christian Devries - 63 - farmer - $4,000 + $1,100 (parents foreign birth)
    John - 32
    Emily - 27 - keeping house (wife of John)
    Walter - 2
    1 farm laborer

    1880 - E. D. 53, Carroll, Maryland
    Christian DERIES------ Self W Male W 73 MD Farmer HOLLAND HOLLAND
    John O. DERIES ------- Son M Male W 42 MD Farmer HOLLAND MD
    Emily C. DERIES------- DauL M Female W 38 MD Keeps House MD MD
    Walter H. DERIES------- GSon S Male W 12 MD MD MD
    H. R. DERIES-------------- GSon S Male W 9 MD MD MD
    Mary J. DERIES ---------- GDau S Female W 7 MD MD MD
    John O. DERIES---------- GSon S Male W 5 MD MD MD
    Richard H. DERIES------ GSon S Male W 3 MD MD MD
    Carie DERIES --------------GDau S Female W 1 MD MD MD

    Obituary from Baltimore Sun - October 3, 1887:
    The Late Christian Devries
    (Correspondence of the Baltimore Sun )
    Sykesville, Md. October 2
    The late Christian Devries, whose death has been announced at the age of 81 from paralysis, was a brother of the late William Devries, a successful Baltimore merchant. Mr. devries entered the paper-making business many years ago and conducted it successfully until a few years since when he removed to his farm. Since then he has been living a retired life, but not an inactive one. He leaves three children, viz. Cat. R.T. devries, of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, John O. Devries, a farmer and dairyman of this district and Mrs. Charles A. Warfield of Sykesville.
    Mr. devries was an active and prominent member of the M.E. Church and M.E. Church South for the past sixty years and was also a member of the Masonic fraternity. He was a man of strong will, kind, generous and greatly respected for his integrity. The internment was at the M.E. Church South, Frederick Avenue, this morning. It was one of the largest funerals ever witnessed in this section. The honorary pallbearers were Lt. J. Baker, Capt. Joshua Beasman, L.Bennett, O.P. Buckingham, Samuel Bennett, and J. McCoy. Active pallbearers: Capt, John W. Bennett, Capt. Wm P. Goreuch, David Peugh, John Deckerbough, Thomas A. Barnes, Julius D. Berrot.

    Father: Christian Devries b: 1773 in Holland
    Mother: Jannatie Unknown b: 4 MAY 1775 in Holland

    Marriage 1 Helen 'Ellen' Shipley b: 1802 in Maryland
    • Married: 25 MAR 1833 in Baltimore , MD
    1. Has Children John O. DeVries b: 16 MAY 1838
    2. Has Children Caroline A. DeVries b: 16 MAY 1841 in Maryland
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