Andrew Peterson was born in 1865, in Sweden. He married Johanna Wilhelmina Carlson Sjostedt Persdotter on 30 November 1891, in Clearwater, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Lamont, Grant, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died in 1943, at the age of 78.
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.