Alvin James Christensen

16 August 1886–26 April 1917 (Age 30)
Kanesville, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Alvin James

When Alvin James Christensen was born on 16 August 1886, in Kanesville, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Mads Christensen, was 61 and his mother, Johanne Margarethe Christiansen, was 28. He married Clara Amelia Jenkins on 16 January 1907, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Oxford, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 26 April 1917, in Robin, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Robin Cemetery, Robin, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin James Christensen
Clara Amelia Jenkins
Marriage: 16 January 1907
Phyllis Christensen
Gesford J Christensen
Georgia Rose Christensen
Rhoda Christensen
Richard Christensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1907Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Idaho is the 43rd state.
    1890 · Gold is Discovered
    Age 4
    In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 10
    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

    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 (25)

    • Alvin J Christensen in entry for Phyllis Christensen, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Alvin Christensen, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Alvin James in entry for Joseph Elwyn Walker and Rhoda Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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