Capt. Christopher Gist, Jr.

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Christopher Richard Gist, Jr.

Birthplace: Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Province of Maryland
Immediate Family:

Son of Christopher Gist, Sr.; Christopher Gist (??); Anne Gist (Washington) and Ann Gist
Husband of Edith Gist (Cromwell)
Father of Richard Gist
Brother of Anne Gist; Violetta Gist; Richard Gist; Emma Gist and Washington Gist

Occupation: emmigrated 1675; Justice of Baltimore Co.; Captain in Militia
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About Capt. Christopher Gist, Jr.

The founder of the Gist family, of Maryland, was Christopher Gist, or Guest, who migrated from England and settled in Maryland on the south side of the Patapsco river in 1682, but removed in 1691 to Baltimore county. He married Edith Cromwell, of the family of the great Oliver Cromwell, lord protector of England. [1]


  1. Williams, Samuel C.  THE FATHER OF SEQUOYAH: NATHANIEL GIST.  Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 15, No. 1, March, 1937, page 3.
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Capt. Christopher Gist, Jr.'s Timeline

Wiltshire, England
June 11, 1682
Age 27
Province of Maryland, (Present USA)
Age 28
St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore County, Province of Maryland
March 10, 1690
Age 35
Baltimore, Baltimore County, Province of Maryland
August 1, 1942
Age 35
December 21, 1944
Age 35