Marvin Eugene Christensen

Brief Life History of Marvin Eugene

When Marvin Eugene Christensen was born on 3 February 1927, in St. Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States, his father, Charles William Christensen, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Sharp Wilcock, was 31. He married Erma Dawn Buchanan on 18 December 1948, in Venice, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in United States in 1949 and Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 15 November 1973, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Orem Cemetery, Orem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Marvin Eugene Christensen
Erma Dawn Buchanan
Marriage: 18 December 1948
Kevin Eugene Christensen

Sources (21)

  • Marvin E Christensen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Marvin Eugene Christensen, "Utah Marriages, 1887-1935"
  • Marvin Eugene Christensen, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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