Sullivan, Christian M., Rev.
March 05, 2007 06:35PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B,
Boyd County

Rev. Christian M. Sullivan (deceased) was born in Mason County, Ky.,
December 18, 1825, a son of Austin and Catherine (Hiles) Sullivan, probably
natives of the same county. Christian M. Sullivan, a preacher in the
Methodist Episcopal Church South, resided near Dover, had a charge at
Sardis, Mason County, and in 1840 removed to Lawrence County, where he was a
presiding elder; thence he removed to West Virginia, was presiding elder of
the Guyandotte district for years; thence he removed to Parkersburg, W. Va.,
preached two years and was presiding elder four years, and after another
period of four years in Lawrence County, Ky., preached for two years in the
Louisburg district. He died in Ashland, Boyd County, Ky., in 1864. He was
married July 4, 1850, to Miss Chattin C. Moore, a native of Lawrence County,
Ky., and daughter of Frederick Moore, a merchant who came from Philadelphia,
and who died in 1873, at the age of ninety-six years. Of the children born
to Mr. Sullivan, four are living; William, Henry, Mrs. J.W. Shannon, of
Louisa, Lawrence County, Ky., and Mrs. T.C. Songer, of Birmingham, Ala.
Mrs. C.C. Sullivan was appointed Postmistress of Louisa, Ky. in August, 1885
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