June Orr

2 November 1916–14 January 2010 (Age 93)
Orton, Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta, Canada

The Life of June

When June Orr was born on 2 November 1916, in Orton, Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta, Canada, her father, William Ernest Orr, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Barton Taylor, was 26. She married Kenneth Andersen Christensen on 11 May 1939, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Fort Macleod, Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta, Canada in 1926 and Grace, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 2010. She died on 14 January 2010, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Central Cemetery, Central, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Andersen Christensen
1915–2000
June Orr
1916–2010
Marriage: 11 May 1939
Margaret Marie Christensen
1940–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 May 1939
Cardston, Alberta, Canada
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1941

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Old Norse byname Orri ‘blackcock’ (the male black grouse).2 Scottish: nickname for someone with a sallow complexion, from Gaelic odhar ‘pale’, ‘dun’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a shore or ridge, from Old English ōra ‘shore’, ‘hill-slope’, ‘flat-topped ridge’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word ( see Ore ).

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

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Story Highlight

June Orr

Grandma Christens was a very proper woman who knew how to make a very large, filling meal in very short period of time. When I knew her, she had a carpeted kitchen and dining area, which speaks to h …

Sources (3)

  • June Orr Christensen in household of Kenneth Anderson Christensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • June Orr Christensen in household of Kenneth Andersen Christensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • June Orr Christensen in household of Kenneth Andersen Christensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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