James Henry Christensen

1899–1950 (Age 50)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Christensen was born on 2 July 1899, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Jens Peter Christensen (Jensen), was 44 and his mother, Caroline Petrea Christiansen (Larsen), was 35. He married Addie Draper on 1 August 1922, in Utah, Utah, United States. He lived in Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1899 and Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. His occupation is listed as linotype operator in Stevens, Long Island, Bahamas. He died on 6 March 1950, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Henry Christensen
Addie Draper
Marriage: 1 August 1922

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1 August 1922
Utah, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 3

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 14

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • James H Christenson in household of Caroline R Christenson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James U. Christensen in household of Jens Christensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Christenson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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