Obit: Christie, Kittie (1872 - 1967)



----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook, Marshfield News Herald Collection 04/ /1967

Christie, Kittie (1872 - 1967)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY--Funeral services will be held Saturday for Mrs. Kittie Christie, 95, who died Wednesday morning, April 19, 1967, in Memorial Hospital at Neillsville. The Rev. Carl Booher will officiate and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Hill Funeral Home beginning Friday, and at the church after 11 a.m. Saturday.

Mrs. Christie had been transferred Monday to Memorial Hospital from Memorial Home, where she had resided since January.
The former Kittie Syth was born in West Salem, Wis. Jan. 1, 1872 and was a small girl when her parents moved to Greenwood. Her marriage to Joseph Christie took place here Oct. 23, 1901. The couple farmed south of Greenwood for 10 years and afterwards resided in this city.

Mrs. Christie was a member of the Methodist Church and its Women's Society of Christian Service.

She is survived by a half-sister, Mrs. Anton (Myrtle) Anderson, Claremont, Calif. two half-brothers, James Syth, Jim Falls, and Arthur Syth, Greenwood, and a stepson, Floyd Christie, Loyal.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, George.



Obit: Christie, Kittie #2 (1872 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Christie, Cummins, Syth, Anderson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/20/1967

Christie, Kittie (1 January 1872 -19 April 1967)

Mrs. Kittie Christie, 95, Greenwood, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday in Neillsville. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from Grace Methodist Church in Greenwood. Burial will take place in the Greenwood Cemetery. Rev. Carl Booher will officiate.

Mrs. Kittie Christie was born in West Salem, January 1, 1872, to James and Hannah (Cummins) Syth. She was married to Joseph Christie on October 23, 1901, in Greenwood. They farmed south of Greenwood for 10 years, where she resided until the spring of this year. She came to the Greenwood area with her parents as a young girl. She had been hospitalized since January 19.

She was a member of Grace Methodist Church and Women’s Society of Christian Service.

She is survived by a half-sister, Mrs. Anton (Myrtle) Anderson of Clairmont, Calif.; two half-brothers, James Syth of Jim Falls, and Arthur Syth of Greenwood; and a stepson, Floyd Christie of Loyal.



Bio: Fahey, Christie, Catherine / Katherine "Kittie" Syth (1872 - 1967)

Contact: Janet


Surnames: Bingham, Christie, Cummins, Fahey, Syth


Sources: Postcard sent from Greenwood, WI in 1910 from the Steve Roberts Collection


Catharine / Katherine / "Kittie / "Kit" Syth (1 Jan 1872–19 Apr 1967) married Canadian born, Lawrence "Larry" Fahey (1860, Lambton, Ontario, Canada–1916, Castlerock, Cowiltz, WA) 12 July 1888, in Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin.  Larry was the son of John Fahey (1811–?) and

Bridget Kenney (1834–1908)  Kit's father was James Syth (1841–?) and her mother was Hannah Cummins (25, Dec. 1849, Acorn, N.Y--3 Jun 1939, Froid, MT) She had lived 25 years in Montana.


Kit's second marriage took place 23 October 1901 in Greenwood, Clark, WI when she married Joseph William Christy (14 Jan 1879, Eaton, Clark, WI–30 Jun 1959, Milton, Rock, WI).  Joe Christie was the son of James Christie (1840-1883) and Jane Bingham (1 Dec 1833, London, England-29 Sep 1907, Neillsville, Clark, WI) who married 4 Oct 1865 in LaCrosse, WI


Postcard picturing the Greenwood Power and Light House sent from Kit to Myrtle Rogers in Oak Point, MT (1910)



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