Sarah E Peterson

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

The Life Summary 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, 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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William Page Scogings
Sarah E Peterson
Marriage: 6 March 1893
Thelma May Scogings
William Ernest Scogings

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  • Marriage
    6 March 1893Piute, Utah, 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

    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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    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"

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