Christebell Elodie Sorensen

7 October 1901–16 July 1981 (Age 79)
Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Christebell Elodie

When Christebell Elodie Sorensen was born on 7 October 1901, in Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, George Sorensen, was 26 and her mother, Christena Amelia Larsen, was 25. She married Carl Alfred Westlund on 16 December 1926, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Gunnison Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940 and United States in 1940. She died on 16 July 1981, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Centerfield Cemetery, Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Alfred Westlund
Christebell Elodie Sorensen
Marriage: 16 December 1926
Marlow Alfred Westlund
George Nolen Westlund
Ardes Christena Westlund
Ardes Christina Westlund
Dean Levern Westlund
Roger Lear Westlund
Zella Larue Westlund
Zella Larue Westlund

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1926Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1908 · Utah's First National Monument
    Age 7
    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
    1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument
    Age 21
    Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Per, Viggo, Einer, Lars, Morten, Bent, Holger, Jorgen, Knud.Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren, Danish form of Latin Severinus (see Severin ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Christebell Elodie Sorensen Westlund

    Note History of Christebell Elodie Sorensen Westlund ---- Some of this history was written by Elodie, herself at age 77. Some was written by her daughter, Ardes Christena Westlund Cannon in 1994. C …

    Sources (21)

    • Christabell Elodie Sorensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Christebeel Elodie Sorensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Elodie Sorenson in entry for Roger Lear Westlund, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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