Edwin Carl Christiansen

Male10 November 1911–24 February 1975

Brief Life History of Edwin Carl

When Edwin Carl Christiansen was born on 10 November 1911, in Coon Lake Beach, Anoka, Minnesota, United States, his father, Otto Kristiansen, was 36 and his mother, Herman Mathilde Gunneriksen, was 33. He married Eleanore Johanna Blesi on 30 August 1938, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Fridley, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Columbus Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 24 February 1975, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Edwin Carl Christiansen
Eleanore Johanna Blesi
Marriage: 30 August 1938
Bonnie Mae Christianson
Gordon Carl Christianson

Sources (12)

  • Edwin Christianson in household of Olaf Christianson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edwin C Christianson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edwin Christianson in entry for Bonnie Mae Christianson, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1938Hennepin, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 1

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

    Age 3

    Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.


    Age 18

    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.

    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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