Heber Christensen

7 December 1878–23 November 1952 (Age 73)
Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Heber

When Heber Christensen was born on 7 December 1878, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Niels Christensen, was 46 and his mother, Christiane Jeppesdatter, was 45. He married Minnie Marnetta Christensen on 22 December 1897, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1935 and Moroni Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 November 1952, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Moroni City Cemetery, Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber Christensen
Minnie Marnetta Christensen
Marriage: 22 December 1897
Heber Dairrel Christensen
Leora May Christensen
Grant Odell Christensen
Harold Ray Christensen
Louise Christensen
Edith Christensen
Lucile Christiana Christensen
Ethel Minnie Christensen
Ruth Christensen
Paul Elliot Christensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1897Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    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.
    1887 · New Zealands's First National Park
    Age 9
    Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 20
    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.

    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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    Sources (74)

    • Heber Christensen in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Heber Christensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • *Ber Christensen in entry for Donald Paul Rosenlund and Ethel Minnie Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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