Christena Torgerson

Female23 October 1867–24 September 1955

Brief Life History of Christena

When Christena Torgerson was born on 23 October 1867, in Hokksund, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway, her father, Hans Torgersen, was 24 and her mother, Anne Gurine Christiansdatter or Olsen Moen, was 23. She married Edward Alma Bagley on 10 February 1885, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Greenwich, Piute, Utah, United States in 1910 and Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 24 September 1955, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Koosharem Cemetery, Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Alma Bagley
Christena Torgerson
Marriage: 10 February 1885
Anna Christina Bagley
Mary Ellen Bagley
Nettie Alverda Bagley
Hyrum Orson Bagley
Joseph Mortimer Bagley
Lorenzo Devier Bagley
Owen Roosevelt Bagley
Helen Elfonda Bagley
Talmage Seymour Bagley

Sources (47)

  • Christina Torgenson in entry for Talmag Seymour Bagley, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Christena Torgerson Bagley in household of Edward Alma Bagley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Christina Torgensen in entry for Lynn Winget and Helen Bagley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1885Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (24)

    +19 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries: 1877: Piute, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Piute, Utah, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Anders, Arlis, Helmer, Hjalmer, Iver, Ordell, Swen, Toralf.

    Americanized form of Norwegian Torgersen . Compare Torgeson .

    Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Torgersson, a rare cognate of 1 above.

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Life Story of Christena Torgersen

    CHRISTENA TORGERSEN BAGLEY (This information was taken from the Bagley Family Bulletin, 1971 and also from “AARKVISLA”, the family history, by Neal C. Torgersen, Family Historian, of Palmdale, Califor …

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