Sarah E Peterson

5 September 1868–31 October 1951 (Age 83)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Sarah E

When Sarah E Peterson was born on 5 September 1868, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, John Peter Mikaelsen Peterson, was 26 and her mother, Emma Enger Mortensen, was 26. She married William Page Scogings on 6 March 1893, in Piute, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Marysvale, Piute, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 October 1951, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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William Page Scogings
Sarah E Peterson
Marriage: 6 March 1893
Thelma May Scogings
William Ernest Scogings

Spouse and Children

6 March 1893
Piute, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 14

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from Peter .2 Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen , or Swedish Pettersson).3 In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil ; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah A Petersen in household of John Petersen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah E Scogings, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah E Scogings, "United States Census, 1920"

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