The Shemwell Family

Betty Jean ChristensenAge: 68 years19241992

Name
Betty Jean Christensen
Given names
Betty Jean
Surname
Christensen
Married name
Betty Jean Pendleton
Married name
Betty Jean Stieler
Birth May 24, 1924 29 24
MarriageArthur Edgar PendletonView this family
unknown

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 5 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Census April 23, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherHenrietta Jane “Etta” Pring
May 11, 1941 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterVirginia Mae Christensen
July 13, 1944 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Occupation
Steelworks
1947 (Age 22 years)
Employer: Colorado Steelworks
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a sisterVirginia Mae Christensen
June 10, 1983 (Age 59 years)
Death of a motherDorothy Pruitt “Mable” Shemwell
April 1, 1984 (Age 59 years)
Death of a fatherWalter David Christensen
May 5, 1987 (Age 62 years)
Death October 29, 1992 (Age 68 years)
Last change June 25, 201910:59:51

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
Dorothy Louise “Lou” Christensen
Birth: March 15, 1919 24 19Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Death: September 2, 2006Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States
20 months
elder sister
Mary Joyce Christensen
Birth: November 19, 1920 25 21Santa Clara, California, United States
Death: October 19, 2012Massachusetts, United States
4 years
herself
Betty Jean Christensen
Birth: May 24, 1924 29 24Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Death: October 29, 1992Sun City, Riverside, California, United States
brother
Private
younger sister
Virginia Mae Christensen
Birth: July 13, 1944 49 45Santa Clara, California, United States
Death: June 10, 1983San Diego, California, United States
Family with Arthur Edgar Pendleton - View this family
husband
Arthur Edgar Pendleton
Birth: June 6, 1924Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Death: December 15, 2002Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
herself
Betty Jean Christensen
Birth: May 24, 1924 29 24Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Death: October 29, 1992Sun City, Riverside, California, United States
Marriage:
Family with Private - View this family
husband
Private
herself
Betty Jean Christensen
Birth: May 24, 1924 29 24Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Death: October 29, 1992Sun City, Riverside, California, United States

Betty Jean Christensen has 4 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Walter D Christensen - Household

Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Christensen, Walter DheadFW36M23MODenmarkSwedenelectricianpower company
Christensen, DorothywifeFW30M18COKYEngland
Christensen, DorothydaughterFW11SCOMOCO
Christensen, Mary JoycedaughterFW9SCAMOCO
Christensen, Betty JeandaughterFW5SCOMOCO