Eric Christensen
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Eric Christensen

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Eric H. Christensen
Born 1970s.
Ancestors ancestors
Father of [private son (2010s - unknown)] and [private daughter (2010s - unknown)]
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Descendant of PGM migrant Martha Whatlock Scott.
Eric is an Amateur Radio Operator, Callsign: WG3K
Eric Christensen is a South Carolinian.
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Eric Christensen was raised in North Carolina
Eric Christensen participated with Southern Super Sweepers during the 2022 Connect-a-Thon.
Eric Christensen is a Project Member of the Military and War subproject World War II
Eric Christensen participated with Southern Super Sweepers during the 2022 Source-a-Thon, adding sources to 138 previously unsourced profiles.

Eric Harlan Christensen was born 10 October 1978 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, son of Gene Harlan Christensen (1942–1991) and Katherine Vann Davenport (1946–2022).

Eric married Amanda Karr).

Early Life

Eric was adopted by Gene Christensen and Katherine Vann (Davenport) Skiles as soon as I was born. I was brought home from the hospital on Friday the 13th. My adoption profile is Baby Boy Phil.

Genealogical Work

While persuing the Boy Scouts of America's Genealogy Merit Badge in the early 1990s, I caught the research bug and haven't stopped.

Eric Christensen has Appalachian roots, in North Carolina.

My biological family comes from the Appalacha portion of North and South Carolina.


  • Obituary: "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
    citing Star-News, born-digital text.
    FamilySearch Record: QVYH-ZWXQ (accessed 5 August 2022)
    FamilySearch Image: 3Q9M-C9Y1-4Q9H-G Image number 00506
    Name: Eric Christensen; Source Newspaper: Star-News; Event Type: Obituary.
  • Obituary: "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
    citing News & Observer, The, born-digital text.
    FamilySearch Record: QVYW-WG13 (accessed 5 August 2022)
    FamilySearch Image: 3Q9M-C9Y1-QWNC-7 Image number 01260
    Name: Eric Christensen; Source Newspaper: News & Observer, The; Event Type: Obituary.

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  • 100.00% X DNA 100.00% Eric Christensen: 23andMe, yourDNAportal ERId0bea515 + AncestryDNA, Ancestry member eric_ancestry253641 + MyHeritage DNA, yourDNAportal ERId0bea515

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Eric, welcome to the Appalachia Project - South Central Appalachia Team!

When you have the chance, please add your South Central Appalachia interests next to your name on our South Central Team page. While you’re there, you can read what others are working on and get to know us a little bit. I think I've already seen you on the Discord channel, but if not, jump in! – we are a friendly bunch!

Also, please review our Reliable (and Unreliable) Sources for the Appalachia Project to help with sourcing our Profiles as you add or come across them. WikiTree requires valid sources on all Profiles and our Project has certain requirements for sources. Check the Appalachia Stickers Page for tips on adding stickers to profiles. In fact, you can add a team sticker to your own page!

I am always available for any questions or help. Thanks for joining the team.


posted by Tabor (Hoff) Fisher