Thursday October Christian II (1 October 1820 – 27 May 1911) was a Pitcairn Islands political leader. He was the grandson of Fletcher Christian and son of Thursday October Christian (14 October 1790 – 21 April 1831), and mother, Teraura (c.1775 - 15 July 1850). He was also known as "Doctor", "Duddie" or "Doodie". He spent several years on Norfolk Island but returned to Pitcairn in 1864. Christian was three quarters Polynesian.
Thursday October Christian II
|Died||27 May 1911 (aged 90)|
|Parent(s)||Thursday October Christian, Teraura|
He was the fifth Magistrate of the Pitcairn Islands, holding the office in 1844, 1851, 1864, 1867, 1873–1874, 1880 and 1882. Everyone named Christian on Pitcairn is descended from him; a number of family branches, however, left Pitcairn permanently and settled on Norfolk Island.
He married Mary Young, granddaughter of Ned Young, on 24 March 1839. They had 17 children, none of them named as a month name or week day. Seven died as children and three lived past the age of 73.
Children and descendantsEdit
|Julia Christian||23 July 1840||15 June 1850|
|Agnes Christian||6 October 1841||6 April 1911||Married Samuel Russell Warren, a whaler from Rhode Island. She is the ancestor of all the Warrens on Pitcairn Island.|
|Albert Christian||31 March 1843||19 January 1861|
|Elias Christian||7 January 1845||7 October 1893||Married Mary Young. Ancestor of Jay Warren and Mike Warren|
|Alphonso Driver Christian||3 August 1846||14 June 1921||Married Sarah McCoy. Father of Gerard Christian, grandfather of John Lorenzo Christian|
|Anna Rose Christian||31 July 1848||30 March 1851|
|Julia Anna Rose Christian||9 November 1851||30 August 1864|
|Ernest Heywood Christian||5 October 1853||December 1926|
|Daniel Christian||27 July 1855||March 1904||Married Harriet McCoy. Father of Edgar Allen Christian and Frederick Martin Christian|
|Elizabeth Saidley A. Christian||27 April 1857||1863|
|Francis Hickson Christian||18 February 1859||3 January 1938||Married Eunice Young. Father of Charles Richard Parkin Christian, ancestor of Ivan Christian and Steve Christian|
|William Henry Gordon Christian||1 September 1860||22 January 1934|
|Albert Swain Christian||8 May 1862||9 May 1862|
|Harriet Christian||22 August 1863||1864|
|Harriet Christian||23 August 1864||19 August 1937||Married Matthew Edmond McCoy|
|Charles Benjamin Christian||1 August 1865||July 1885|
|Mary Elizabeth Saidley Christian||April 1868||1 June 1868|
|Ancestors of Thursday October Christian II|
- "thePeerage.com - Gonzalo, Rey de Sobrarbe and others" (family tree), April 16, 2006, thePeerage.com webpage: ThePeerage-p15571.
- The Peerage