Bernice Christensen

10 June 1919–4 January 2000 (Age 80)
Hinckley, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Bernice

When Bernice Christensen was born on 10 June 1919, in Hinckley, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, Niels Hyrum Christensen, was 37 and her mother, Josephine Sorensen, was 36. She married Walter Tovey Ashby on 22 March 1944, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Millard, Utah, United States in 1920 and Nyssa, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1984. She died on 4 January 2000, in Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rosedale Memorial Gardens, Payette, Payette, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Tovey Ashby
Bernice Christensen
Marriage: 22 March 1944

Spouse and Children

22 March 1944
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 2

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.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bernice Christenson in household of Josephine Christenson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernice Christensen in household of Niels Christensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bernice Christensen Ashby in household of Walter Tovey Ashby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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