Hannah Peterson

9 September 1868–18 December 1938 (Age 70)
Sheffield, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Peterson was born on 9 September 1868, in Sheffield, Bureau, Illinois, United States, her father, Christian Peterson, was 28 and her mother, Karen Petersen, was 24. She married James Erik Rasmussen about 1900, in Sheffield, Bureau, Illinois, United States. She lived in Gold Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Concord Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 18 December 1938, at the age of 70, and was buried in Concord Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Erik Rasmussen
1865–1944
Hannah Peterson
1868–1938
Marriage: about 1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1900
Sheffield, Bureau, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1868–1938Female

    Female1871–1953Female

    Amelia C Peterson

    Female1874–1927Female

    Alvida Peterson

    Female1878–Female

    Franklin Peter Petersen

    Male1881–Male

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1871

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah Peterson in household of Christian Peterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hannah Rasmussen in household of James E Rasmussen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hannah Peterson Rasmussen, "Find A Grave Index"

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