Andrew Peterson


Brief Life History of Andrew

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.

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Andrew Peterson
Johanna Wilhelmina Carlson Sjostedt Persdotter
Marriage: 30 November 1891
Arthur Ralph Peterson
Edna Peterson
Elsie Peterson

Sources (10)

  • Andrew Peterson in household of Daniel Peterson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andrew Peterson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Peterson - Memory of Someone: death:

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1891Clearwater, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 8

    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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