Ora Christensen

17 July 1915–6 September 1978 (Age 63)
Cleveland, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life of Ora

When Ora Christensen was born on 17 July 1915, in Cleveland, Emery, Utah, United States, her father, Howard Marinus Christensen Jr., was 25 and her mother, Sarah Emma Minchey, was 20. She married Herbert Robert Bawden on 4 December 1933, in Carbon, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Wattis, Carbon, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Hiawatha, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 6 September 1978, at the age of 63, and was buried in Cleveland, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Robert Bawden
1909–1974
Ora Christensen
1915–1978
Marriage: 4 December 1933
Ora Renee Bawden
1934–2013
Vietta Loy Bawden
1941–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 December 1933
Carbon, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 6

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1932

Age 17

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ora Christensen Bawden in household of Herbert Robert Bawden, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ora Christensen Bowden in household of Herbert Robert Bowden, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ora Christensen Bowden in household of Herbert Robert Bawden, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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