Allen Jay Christensen

Male3 October 1949–3 January 1985

Brief Life History of Allen Jay

When Allen Jay Christensen was born on 3 October 1949, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Carl Andy Niels Christensen, was 32 and his mother, Alice La Vern Reid, was 29. He died on 3 January 1985, in Utah, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Andy Niels Christensen
Alice La Vern Reid
Carl Robert Christensen
Reid Niels Christensen
Jane Marie Christensen
Allen Jay Christensen

Sources (13)

  • Allen Christensen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Allen Jay Christensen, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
  • Allen Jay Christensen, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 1

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

1952 · Uranium in Moab

Age 3

Uranium mining in Utah has a history going back more than 100 years but, it started as a byproduct of vanadium mining. With the development of Nuclear Weapons, Utah saw a uranium boom in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but uranium mining declined near the end of the Cold War. Currently Uranium is still being mined but just a small amount for power plants and for research.


Age 11

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

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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Story Highlight

My Memories of Allen as told by this wife Penny Alldredge, Christensen, McIntosh

I first meet Allen at the Jordan River Temple, in South Jordan, We attended a single adult night at the Temple. After the Temple we all meet at a cafe for dinner. I went there with an agenda, I n …

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