Peter Bernt Christiansen

Brief Life History of Peter Bernt

When Peter Bernt Christiansen was born on 29 November 1884, in Blovstrød, Blovstrød, Kronborg, Denmark, his father, Christian George Christensen, was 25 and his mother, Caroline Christine Peterson, was 31. He married Anna Magdaline Nielsen on 6 May 1908, in Sanpete, Utah, United States. He lived in Mink Creek, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 19 June 1915, in Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Mink Creek, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Bernt Christiansen
1884–1915
Anna Magdaline Nielsen
1887–1956
Marriage: 6 May 1908

Sources (25)

  • Peter B Christensen in household of Christian G Christensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • P B Christiansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Peter Bernt Christiansen, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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World Events (8)

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1890

Idaho is the 43rd state.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Nels, Holger, Bent, Carsten, Lars, Per, Sven, Ejner, Johan, Jorgen.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christian . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the Norwegian and Danish variant Kristiansen .

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German patronymic Christensen , a cognate of 1 above. Compare Christianson .

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

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Peter Bendt Chistensen -Tragic death

Peter Bendt Christensen met a most untimely death in the prime of his life. They were loading hay up into the barn. Peter was loading the hay onto the Jackson Fork, attached to the Denmark derrick w …

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