Hope Alice Peterson

14 February 1919–11 August 1937 (Age 18)
Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Hope Alice

When Hope Alice Peterson was born on 14 February 1919, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, Marvin Wilburn Peterson, was 26 and her mother, Mary Lynn Cooper, was 23. She died on 11 August 1937, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Wilburn Peterson
Mary Lynn Cooper
Lloyd Marvin Peterson
Hope Alice Peterson
Merle Peterson
Mary Peterson

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 2

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Age 8

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Hope Petersen in household of Marvin W Petersen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hope A Peterson in household of Marvin H Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hope Peterson, "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001"

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