Catherine Janette Christiansen

4 October 1894–1 May 1977 (Age 82)
Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine Janette

When Catherine Janette Christiansen was born on 4 October 1894, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Christian John Christiansen, was 39 and her mother, Ellen Jane Oldroyd, was 37. She married Elved Bauer Williams on 10 September 1927, in Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Cedar City Election Precinct, Iron, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 1 May 1977, in Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elved Bauer Williams
Catherine Janette Christiansen
Marriage: 10 September 1927
Elved Williams Jr.
John Roden Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1927Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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 2
    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.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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    Story Highlight

    CHRISTIANSEN, CHRISTIAN JOHN (son of Soren Christiansen & Caroline Theodora Loft).

    CHRISTIANSEN, CHRISTIAN JOHN (son of Soren Christiansen and Caroline Theodora Loft). Born April 17, 1855, in Denmark. Married Ellen Jane Oldroyd, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter Oldroyd an …

    Sources (23)

    • Kathyrn Christiansen Williams in household of Elvid B Williams, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Kathryn J Christiansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Katherine C Williams in entry for Elved Junior Williams, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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