Andrew Peterson

1865–1943 (Age 78)

The Life Summary of Andrew

When Andrew Peterson was born in 1865, in Sweden, his father, Daniel l Peterson, was 17 and his mother, Carrie Ersdotter, 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
Johanna Wilhelmina Carlson Sjostedt Persdotter
Marriage: 30 November 1891
Arthur Ralph Peterson
Edna Peterson
Elsie Peterson

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (8)

    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. 
    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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    Sources (11)

    • Andrew Peterson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Andrew Peterson in household of Daniel Peterson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Andrew Peterson in entry for Edna Peterson, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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