Edward Peter Christensen

Brief Life History of Edward Peter

When Edward Peter Christensen was born on 29 March 1885, in Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Anthon Christensen, was 36 and his mother, Castena Lovell, was 27. He married Ida Bennett on 11 September 1912, in Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 13 September 1972, in Delta, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Delta City Cemetery, Delta, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Edward Peter Christensen
Ida Bennett
Marriage: 11 September 1912
Martha Castina Christensen
Merlin Deloy Christensen
Lindeau Christensen
Edward Christensen Jr
Ida Christensen
Ether Joseph Christensen
Grant Myrthan Christensen
Bernard L. Christensen

Sources (61)

  • Edward P Christensen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edward Peter Christensen - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Edward Peter Christensen
  • Edward P Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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(Note of explanation) Castina’s mother, Anne Pedersen, had been born in Denmark, where she married a first husband, Jens Andersen, on 1 December 1846. Anne and Jens had two sons together, Anders Pete …

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