Grant Mortensen Christensen

Brief Life History of Grant Mortensen

When Grant Mortensen Christensen was born on 28 June 1920, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, his father, Marion Richard Christensen, was 27 and his mother, Hazel Rozella Mortensen, was 24. He married Barbara Lee Gillins on 23 April 1946, in Mesa Arizona Temple, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States in 1940 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 9 January 1991, in Clovis, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grant Mortensen Christensen
Barbara Lee Gillins
Marriage: 23 April 1946
Craig Gerald Christensen
Susan Diane Christensen

Sources (24)

  • Grant M Christensen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Grant M Christensen, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Grant M Christensen, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

World Events (8)

1921 · Groundbreaking for Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple

Groundbreaking for the Latter-day Saint Mesa Arizona Temple took place on April 25, 1922, by Heber J. Grant.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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