Alexander DeWitt Christofferson

Male5 August 1887–8 June 1976

Brief Life History of Alexander DeWitt

When Alexander DeWitt Christofferson was born on 5 August 1887, in Apache, Arizona, United States, his father, Peter Julius Christofferson, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Hulda DeWitt, was 24. He married Louisa Vickery on 26 November 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Lehi Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940 and World for about 10 years. He died on 8 June 1976, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander DeWitt Christofferson
Louisa Vickery
Marriage: 26 November 1913
Ruth Christofferson
Barbara Christofferson
Dr. Eva Christofferson LPN
Paul Vickery Christofferson
David Wallace Christofferson
Beth Christofferson
Betty Louise Christofferson
Erma Christofferson
Richard Dan Christofferson
Mary Christofferson

Sources (69)

  • Alexander Dewitt Christofferson in entry for Ruth Christofferson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Alex Dewatt Christoffersen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Alexander Christofferson in entry for Paul Raymond Sherwood, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1913Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    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.

    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

    Age 7

    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 25

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swedish Christoffersson or Kristoffersson: patronymic from the personal name Christoffer, Kristoffer (see Christopher ). This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognates Christoffersen and Kristoffersen. Compare Christoferson and Christopherson .

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

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    When Grandpa was in his 70's, our ward had a Halloween activity for all ward members. Grandpa wore my Mom's dark pink chenelle bathrobe. On his head he wore my sister's brown long hair piece and my l …

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