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.
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.