History of Todd County, Kentucky, ed. J. H. Battle, 1884, F. A. Battey Publishing Co., 1884, Page 319 & 320. (Trenton Precinct)
RICHARD C. CHRISTIAN, Trenton, was born in Trenton, Ky., October 28, 1847, and removed with his parents to Ballard County, Ky., where he remained six years, after which he returned to Todd County, in 1865, where he has since
resided. He is the son of Abner C. Christian, who was born near Knoxville, Tenn., about 1814, and is still living. Subject's mother, Virginia (Falkner), died 1878. To her and her husband were born the following children, viz.: Richard C., William A., David M., and Robert H. In early
youth, Richard C. procured a common business education. He was married June 4, 1882, to Miss Laura M., daughter of William B. and Laura A. (Hill) Gray, of Christian County, Ky., and to them has been born one child--Richard Gray--March 28, 1883. Mr. Christian is engaged in the
business of farming, having 103 acres of good farming land, which he is successfully cultivating. He is a member of the Baptist Church, and is identified with the Democratic party.