Leone Sophie Christensen

19 May 1914–22 March 1992 (Age 77)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Leone Sophie

When Leone Sophie Christensen was born on 19 May 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Christian Peter Christensen, was 30 and her mother, Karen Marie Rasmussen, was 20. She married Preston Alvero Dehlin on 8 March 1937, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 22 March 1992, at the age of 77, and was buried in Turner, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Preston Alvero Dehlin
Leone Sophie Christensen
Marriage: 8 March 1937
Carolyne Geneal Dehlin
Dallas Guy Dehlin
Steven Wayne Dehlin
Jeanene Dehlin

Spouse and Children

8 March 1937
Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1928 · Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Age 14

The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is a 74,000 acre refuge of open water and wetlands which hosts millions of migratory birds each year. The refuge was opened in 1928 on the Bear River Delta which flows into the Great Salt Lake.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Leana S Christiansen in household of Marie R Christiansen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leone Dehlin in household of Preston Dehlin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leona Christensen in household of Christance Christensen, "United States Census, 1920"

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