Richard Thomas Peterson

13 April 1878–5 November 1930 (Age 52)
Montana, United States

The Life Summary of Richard Thomas

When Richard Thomas Peterson was born on 13 April 1878, in Montana, United States, his father, Ferdinand Peterson, was 47 and his mother, Mary Ann Russell, was 32. He married Katherine Ellen Gieske on 2 September 1901, in Blaine, Latah, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Home Park, Madison, Montana, United States in 1910. He died on 5 November 1930, in Sheridan, Madison, Montana, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Nevada City, Madison, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Thomas Peterson
1878–1930
Katherine Ellen Gieske
1880–1958
Marriage: 2 September 1901
Richard Christopher Peterson
1902–1986
Allen Ferdinand Peterson
1904–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1901Blaine, Latah, Idaho, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (19)

    +14 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1885
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries 1865: Madison, Montana Territory, United States 1889: Madison, Montana, United States
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 18
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Peter

    Sources (8)

    • Richard Peterson in household of Fredinand Peterson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Richard Peterson in entry for R. C. Peterson and Nellie D. Morse, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Richard F Peterson in household of William M Marshall, "United States Census, 1910"

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