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Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Christie. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Ernie 'Tennessee Ernie' Ford
    • Full name: Ernest Jennings Ford
    • Singer, TV Host, Radio announcer. He was born in Bristol (TN) on February 13, 1919 (a Thursday) and died in Reston (VA) on October 17, 1991 (a Thursday) at the age of 72.
    • Bristol is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Christie.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernie 'Tennessee Ernie' Ford<1>
  • Andrew Johnson
    • 17th President of the US (1865 - 1869). He was born in Raleigh (NC) on December 29, 1808 (a Thursday) and died in Elizabethton (TN) on July 31, 1875 (a Saturday) at the age of 66.
    • Elizabethton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Christie.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Johnson<1>
  • Eliza Johnson
    • Born: Eliza McCardle
    • Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of Andrew Johnson (1865 - 1869). She was born in Telford (TN) on October 4, 1810 (a Thursday) and died in Greeneville (TN) on January 15, 1876 (a Saturday) at the age of 65.
    • Telford is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast of Christie.
    • Greeneville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Christie.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eliza Johnson<1>

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