Fred Andrew Peterson

13 April 1875–18 March 1955 (Age 79)
Centralia, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Fred Andrew

When Fred Andrew Peterson was born on 13 April 1875, in Centralia, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Peter Andrew Peterson, was 25 and his mother, Mary Teresa Lyons, was 25. He married Lillie Ann Monaghan on 21 November 1901, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. He lived in Driggs, Teton, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Judicial Township 5, Merced, California, United States in 1930. He died on 18 March 1955, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Andrew Peterson
1875–1955
Lillie Ann Monaghan
1878–1965
Marriage: 21 November 1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1901
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Andrew Peterson

    Male1850–1882Male

    Mary Teresa Lyons

    Female1850–1938Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1894

Age 19

Historical Boundaries - 1894: Fremont, Idaho, United States; 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States; 1915: Teton, Idaho, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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

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)

  • Fred A Peterson in household of Mary Delong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Freddie Petersen in household of Peter A Petersen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fred Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"

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