Joseph Ozro Christensen

18 January 1892–23 November 1970 (Age 78)
Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Ozro

When Joseph Ozro Christensen was born on 18 January 1892, in Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, his father, Hans Peter Christensen, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Jane Nelson, was 27. He married Hazel Pratt on 7 June 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and World for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 23 November 1970, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ozro Christensen
1892–1970
Hazel Pratt
1888–1968
Marriage: 7 June 1917
Elmina Christensen
1918–1919
Joseph Christian Christensen
1920–1920
Lynn Walker Christensen
1922–1987
Jack Christensen
1924–2000
Edgar Lyle Christensen
1927–2011

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1917Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 2
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    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.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Christen
    Christesen

    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Joseph Ozro Christensen

    Born on the 18 of January 1892 in Afton, Star Valley, Wyoming. Son of Hans Peter and Hannah Jane Christensen. I was Baptized on the 13th of March 1900 and as I remember the occasion it was very c …

    Sources (45)

    • Joseph Ozro Christensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Joseph Ogro Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • J O Christensen in entry for Lynn Walker Christensen, "Nevada, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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