Pauline Christianson

Female6 February 1881–28 May 1929

Brief Life History of Pauline

When Pauline Christianson was born on 6 February 1881, in Trøndelag, Norway, her father, Christian Johansen, was 37 and her mother, Berit Marta Johannesdatter, was 39. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Stephen Olson. She lived in Elk, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 28 May 1929, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Elk, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Stephen Olson
Pauline Christianson
Anna Olson
Cora Otilia Olsen
George W Olson
Sylvia Pauline Olson

Sources (10)

  • Pauline Olson in household of Stephen Olson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pauline Olson, "Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979"
  • Pauline Christiansen in entry for Sylvia Pauline Olson, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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Children (4)

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


Age 11

Historic Boundaries 1892: Spokane, Washington, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Selmer, Thor, Helmer, Sven, Alf, Anders, Arlys, Hilma, Hilmar, Morten.

Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Christiansson or Kristiansson: patronymic from the personal name Christian , Kristian.

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Christiansen and Kristiansen , cognates of 1.

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

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