Lydia Christoffersen

19 August 1894–
Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Christoffersen was born on 19 August 1894, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, her father, Jens Christian Christoffersen, was 34 and her mother, Jensine Petrine Petersen, was 37.

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Jens Christian Christoffersen
Jensine Petrine Petersen
Annie Christofferson
Sarah Jane Christoffersen
Inger Minnie Christofferson
Martha Christoffersen
Lizzie Christoffersen
Lettie Christofferson
Lydia Christoffersen
James Edward Christoffersen

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 6

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and German: patronymic from the personal name Christoffer ( see Christopher ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lettie Christofferson Sarbach, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • Lettie Christoffersen Sarbach, "Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013"
  • Lettie Christofferson Sarbach, "Find A Grave Index"

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