Hyrum Christensen

21 October 1871–29 May 1936 (Age 64)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Hyrum

When Hyrum Christensen was born on 21 October 1871, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Søren Christian Christensen, was 44 and his mother, Maren Jensen, was 28. He married Camilla Christensen on 24 May 1899, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Mount Pleasant Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900 and Utah, United States in 1925. He died on 29 May 1936, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Christensen
Elizabeth Ann Dye
Marriage: 10 November 1915
Frances Marie Christensen
Alvin Hyrum Christensen
Bessie Christensen
Harold C Christensen
Mary Kathryn Christensen

Spouse and Children

10 November 1915
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Story Highlight


Hyrum and Camilla were blessed with 4 children, Francis, Alvin, Bessie and Harold. After Camilla died, Hyrum married Elizabeth Dye, and they were blessed with Mary Katherine, giving Hyrum 5 children, …

Sources (3)

  • Hyrum Christensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Hyrum Christensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hyrum Christiansen in household of S C Christiansen, "United States Census, 1880"

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