Barbara Christensen

27 May 1927–March 2010 (Age 82)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Christensen was born on 27 May 1927, in Michigan, United States, her father, La Roy Inglestree Christensen, was 38 and her mother, Jenny Mae Houseman, was 32. She married Budd Sowers. She lived in Meridian, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died in March 2010, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.

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Budd Sowers
Barbara Christensen

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Barbara Christianson in household of Leroy Christianson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Barbara Christianson in household of Roy Christianson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Find A Grave Index, Barbara M. Sowers

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