Fredrick William Christensen

1863–1912 (Age 48)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Fredrick William

When Fredrick William Christensen was born on 25 August 1863, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Carl Christian Anthon Christensen, was 31 and his mother, Elise Rosalie Sternhjem Frederiksdatter Scheel, was 28. He married Amelia Jensen on 11 April 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in West Point, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 5 May 1912, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fredrick William Christensen
Amelia Jensen
Marriage: 11 April 1888
Stillborn Child Christensen
Amelia Fredonia Christensen
Gladys Marie Christensen
Fredrick Rodney Christensen
Joseph William Christensen
Hannah Rozella Christensen
Eva Andrea Christensen
Carl LaRell Christensen

Spouse & Children

11 April 1888
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

This is My Story by Madelene B. Wells July 1976

I do not know how entertaining or informative this is going to be, but anyway, as Bill used to way, "Here My Go!!" I was born in one of the little adobe houses fronting on the railroad tracks in Ephr …

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick Christianson in household of Rasmus Christianson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fredrick Christensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fred W Christensen, "United States Census, 1910"

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