Erastus Milton Christensen

Brief Life History of Erastus Milton

When Erastus Milton Christensen was born on 5 July 1889, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Anton Erastus Christensen, was 24 and his mother, Annie Christena Jensen, was 23. He married Cora Myrtle Monson on 5 June 1913, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1920 and World for about 25 years. He registered for military service in 1917. His occupation is listed as politician in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 10 September 1956, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erastus Milton Christensen
Cora Myrtle Monson
Marriage: 5 June 1913
Lyle Monson Christensen
Dale Milton Christensen
Merle Christensen
Ella Marie Christensen
Ina Ruth Christensen
Colleen Christensen

Sources (67)

  • E Milton Christensen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Milton Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Erastus Milton Christensen, "New York, New York City, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)


Death by suicide of van Gogh.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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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Annie C Jensen Christensen

Annie Christena Jensen Christensen was born 23 July 1865 at Moroni, Utah, and died 8 October 1930 at Los Angeles, California. She was the first child of Andrew and Karen Marie Jensen. A year before An …

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