James William Christensen

17 September 1877–9 August 1937 (Age 59)
Newton, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of James William

When James William Christensen was born on 17 September 1877, in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Jens or James Christensen, was 47 and his mother, Karen or Caroline Jensen, was 27. He married Agnes Maria Christiansen on 4 February 1910, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Newton, Cache, Utah Territory, United States in 1880 and Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 August 1937, in Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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James William Christensen
Agnes Maria Christiansen
Marriage: 4 February 1910
William Scott Christensen
Stanford Wayne Christensen
Carmen Marjorie Christensen
Leah Christensen
Letha Christensen
Ellen Janiece Christensen

Spouse and Children

4 February 1910
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 13

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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

Gwenevere Maurine Johnson

ELMER L. JOHNSON MY WONDERFUL FATHER by Gwen Johnson Miner Within mv heart, Oh father mine, I'll hold you ever dear. Whene'er I've walked with my hand in yours I've known no doubt or fear. …

Sources (3)

  • James Wm Christensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • James William Christiansen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • James Williaim Christensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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