Joseph William Christensen

1900–1974 (Age 74)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Joseph William

When Joseph William Christensen was born on 8 February 1900, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Fredrick William Christensen, was 36 and his mother, Amelia Jensen, was 32. He married Florence Johnson on 15 March 1928, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 40 years. He died on 22 March 1974, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph William Christensen
Florence Johnson
Marriage: 15 March 1928
Thora Christensen

Spouse & Children

15 March 1928
Cache, Utah, United States


  • Thora Christensen


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

First Federal election.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • C William Christenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph W Christensen in household of Amelia Christensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J William Christensen, "United States Census, 1930"

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