Born: November 21, 1848, near Wooster, Ohio.
Died: December 14, 1920, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Buried: Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Christopher was the husband of Barbara Jane Gibbany.
Educated at Kentucky University, he went on to teach at Christian College, Columbia, Missouri; Hamilton College, Clinton, New York; and at Maddox Seminary, Little Rock, Arkansas, where he filled the chair of science.
He also helped his daughters establish the Little Rock Junior College for women and the Conservatory of Music.