Peter Grant Christofferson

28 March 1908–23 June 1996 (Age 88)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Peter Grant

When Peter Grant Christofferson was born on 28 March 1908, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Andrew Peter Christofferson, was 43 and his mother, Sofia Fredrika Wahlgren, was 28. He married Jean Fowler on 26 June 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He immigrated to California, United States in 1934 and lived in Lehi Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 June 1996, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Peter Grant Christofferson
Jean Fowler
Marriage: 26 June 1940

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1940Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    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.
    1910 · The Lehi Tabernacle Is Completed
    Age 2
    The beautiful Lehi Tabernacle was completed and dedicated by Joseph F. Smith on May 15, 1910. The white brick building was able to seat 1,200 people. A 9-ton, 19 foot high, pipe organ was the crowning feature of the building. The massive organ cost $3,700 and had a total of 792 pipes. The tabernacle was a jewel in the community.
    Age 23
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Four Elders Leave on Their Missions

    The Lehi Sun Lehi, Utah 05 Mar 1942, Thu • Page 1 Four Elders To Be Given Farewell Social A farewell testimonial w …

    Sources (25)

    • Peter Grant Christofferson in household of Andrew Peter Christofferson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Peter Grant Christofferson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Peter Grant Christofferson, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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