June Ruth Christensen

9 August 1941–10 September 1966 (Age 25)
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life of June Ruth

When June Ruth Christensen was born on 9 August 1941, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, her father, Merlin Clinton Christensen, was 25 and her mother, Ruth Elizabeth Smith, was 24. She died on 10 September 1966, in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, at the age of 25.

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Family Time Line

Merlin Clinton Christensen
1916–1969
Ruth Elizabeth Smith
1916–1998
June Ruth Christensen
1941–1966

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 3

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 8

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

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)

  • June Ruth Christensen in household of Merlin Clinton Christensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • June Anderson im Eintrag für Ruth Elizabeth Smith Christensen, „United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014“
  • June Anderson im Eintrag für Ruth Elizabeth Smith Christensen, „United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014“

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