Alta Christensen

23 July 1919–20 April 1999 (Age 79)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Alta

When Alta Christensen was born on 23 July 1919, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Louis Christensen, was 30 and her mother, Daisy Belle Kirkham, was 28. She married Dean Kenneth Fuhriman on 4 June 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Lehi Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940 and World for about 10 years. She died on 20 April 1999, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dean Kenneth Fuhriman
1918–2006
Alta Christensen
1919–1999
Marriage: 4 June 1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 June 1941
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Lehi Becomes First to Build In Honor of World War Veterans

Age 2

A “Soldier’s, Sailor’s and Marine’s Memorial” was conceived by W. A. Knight in 1918 to honor Utah residents killed during World War I. A library was dedicated on December 30, 1921.The remainder of the building was dedicated May 31, 1926. The Spanish Mission Revival style building cost $55,000 to build. This became “the first municipal facility in America erected to the memory of World War I Veterans.” 
1941

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.

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Story Highlight

Story by Alta Christensen Fuhriman

Story told by Alta Christensen Fuhriman “I would like to tell you about my great Dad and how he taught me to make goals—and how to achieve these goals. My Father was a farmer, beekeeper an …

Sources (3)

  • Alta Christensen Fuhriman in household of Dean Kenneth Fuhriman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alta Christensen Fuhriman in household of Dean Kenith Fuhriman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alta Christensen Fuhriman in household of Dean Kenneth Fuhriman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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