Andrew Peterson

1865–1943 (Age 78)

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Peterson was born in 1865, his father, Eric Aron Lindgren Peterson, was 25 and his mother, Carrie Esdotter, was 24. 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.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Peterson
1865–1943
Johanna Wilhelmina Carlson Sjostedt Persdotter
1863–1940
Marriage: 30 November 1891
Arthur Ralph Peterson
1893–1955
Edna Peterson
1897–1905
Elsie Peterson
1899–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1891
Clearwater, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Eric Aron Lindgren Peterson

    Male1840–1868Male

    Carrie Esdotter

    Female1841–1922Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1865

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 2

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Peterson in household of Daniel Peterson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Andrew Petersen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Andrew Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"

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