Naida Mae Christensen

8 November 1924–6 May 1999 (Age 74)
Wolbach, Greeley, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Naida Mae

When Naida Mae Christensen was born on 8 November 1924, in Wolbach, Greeley, Nebraska, United States, her father, Wilmer Andrew Christensen, was 31 and her mother, Lilly Mae Christensen, was 26. She married Wayman William Forsythe on 18 August 1945, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Spring Creek Election Precinct, Greeley, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 6 May 1999, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 74.

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Wayman William Forsythe
Naida Mae Christensen
Marriage: 18 August 1945
Kimberly Jo Forsythe

Spouse and Children

18 August 1945
Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (2)

  • Naida Christensen in household of Wilmer Christensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Naida M Christensen in household of Wilmer A Christensen, "United States Census, 1930"

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