Amelia Fredonia Christensen

1892–1947 (Age 55)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Amelia Fredonia

When Amelia Fredonia Christensen was born on 8 April 1892, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Fredrick William Christensen, was 28 and her mother, Amelia Jensen, was 25. She married Ernell James Mortensen on 18 December 1912, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 40 years. She died on 16 October 1947, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amelia Fredonia Christensen
Ernell James Mortensen
Marriage: 18 December 1912
Fawn Fredon Mortensen
Ernell Keith Mortensen
Fred Neil Mortensen

Spouse & Children

18 December 1912
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 4

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 15

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Aurelia F Mortensen in household of Ernell J Mortensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fredonia Mortenson in household of Ernell J Mortenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arelia F. Christensen in household of Fredrick Christensen, "United States Census, 1900"

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