Public official in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.
Lieutenant in a Pennsylvania regiment (1776); lost a leg and was taken prisoner at Piscataway (1777). Justice of the peace (1780). Coroner (1781).
Also called Christopher Gettig.
First letter in correspondence: November 2, 1787; Heitman, Register of Officers, p. 189; Minutes of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania (6 vols., Harrisburg, 1852-53), xii, 491, xiii, 91.