Nephi Charley Christensen

1896–1980 (Age 83)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Nephi Charley

When Nephi Charley Christensen was born on 8 June 1896, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Jens Peter Christensen (Jensen), was 41 and his mother, Caroline Petrea Christiansen (Larsen), was 32. He married Ellen Hanson on 13 June 1917, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 3 April 1980, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nephi Charley Christensen
1896–1980
Ellen Hanson
1897–1934
Marriage: 13 June 1917
Donna Christensen
1918–2010
Nephi Carlyle Christensen
1921–1994

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 June 1917
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 3

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Nephi Charley Christensen

RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project:Page 1 of 2? Entries: 10777 Updated: 2005-01-02 03:57:06 UTC (Sun) Contact: katie knudsen • ID: 1642 • Name: Nephi Charley CHRISTENSEN • Given Name: Nephi Charley • Sur …

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Sources (3)

  • Nephi Christenson in household of Caroline R Christenson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nephi Christensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nephi C. Christensen in household of Jens Christensen, "United States Census, 1900"

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