Sarah E Peterson

Brief Life History 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 Inger Mortensen, was 26. She married William Page Scogings on 6 March 1893, in Piute, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Koosharem Election Precinct, Piute, Utah, United States in 1900 and 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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Family Time Line

William Page Scogings
1865–1903
Sarah E Peterson
1868–1951
Marriage: 6 March 1893
Thelma May Scogings
1893–1982
William Ernest Scogings
1899–1950

Sources (13)

  • Sarah E Scougene in household of William R Scougene, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mrs. Sarah E Scogings, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Sarah Emelia Scogings, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"

World Events (8)

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from the personal name Peter . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates and their derivatives from other languages, e.g. Norwegian and Danish Pedersen and Pettersen and their Swedish cognates (see 2 below), Polish Piotrowicz , Slovenian Petrič, Petrovčič, and Petrovič (see Petric , Petrovic ).

Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Petersson, a cognate of 1 above, and also of its variant Pettersson . Compare 1 above.

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

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