David Lars Christiansen

Male17 October 1886–16 November 1971

Brief Life History of David Lars

When David Lars Christiansen was born on 17 October 1886, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Lars Peter Christiansen, was 28 and his mother, Amy Lizzie Shaw, was 22. He married Mary Albertina Nilsson-Lindgren on 28 September 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ogden City Legislative District 3, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940 and Browns Fort, Weber, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 16 November 1971, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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David Lars Christiansen
Mary Albertina Nilsson-Lindgren
Marriage: 28 September 1910
Mildred Evelyn Christiansen
Leonard David Christiansen
Ruth Bernice Christiansen
Richard Alan Christiansen

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  • David L Christiansen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • David L Christianson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • David L Christiansen, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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  • Marriage
    28 September 1910Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    Age 3

    Weber comes from John Henry Weber, an early fur trader. The university opened for students on January 7, 1889. By the late 1920's, the college was in financial difficulty and the Utah Legislature passed a law allowing the purchase of both Weber College and Snow College from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1954 the college moved from downtown Ogden the southeast bench area of the city where it resides currently.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    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.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 23

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Nels, Holger, Bent, Carsten, Lars, Per, Sven, Ejner, Johan, Jorgen.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christian . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the Norwegian and Danish variant Kristiansen .

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German patronymic Christensen , a cognate of 1 above. Compare Christianson .

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

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    History of Lars Peter Christiansen

    History of Lars Peter Christiansen Written by his son, David Lars Christiansen with contributions by other family members Lars Peter Christiansen was born in Gerlev, Soro, Denmark on December 25, 185 …

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