Edward Peter Christensen

29 March 1885–13 September 1972 (Age 87)
Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1912Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    Age 14
    Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 23
    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 …

    Sources (53)

    • Edward Peter Christensen in entry for Martha Castina Christensen, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Edward P Christensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Edward P Christensen in entry for Byron Dee Roundy and Martha Castina Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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