Christie, John J
Christie, John J.
a minister of the Reformed (Dutch) Church, was born at Schraalenburg, Bergen County, N.J., in 1781. He graduated from Columbia College in 1799; studied under Solomon Froeligh, and was licensed by the classis of Bergen in 1802. He served the Presbyterian Church of Amsterdam and Galway from 1802 to 1812, and the Reformed Church at Warwick, Orange County, N.Y., from 1812 to 1835. He died in 1845. As a preacher he was clear, instructive, and practical; as a pastor, kind, honest, affectionate, and sincere. See Corwin, Manual of the Ref. Church of America, 3d ed. page 210.