Christian Raisch was born in Wurtemburg, in 1784, died and was buried in Blooming Grove, in 1848, aged 64. He came to America when 19 years old. and married Catharine Walker of Lancaster county, and came to Blooming Grove in 1821.
Children: Elizabeth, (1821) married Philip Koch; Christian, (1824) married Sarah Strieby; Lena, (1834) married George Walters. The first two settled in the west.