Marie Pederson

8 February 1886–
St. Paul, Howard, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Marie

When Marie Pederson was born on 8 February 1886, in St. Paul, Howard, Nebraska, United States, her father, Nels or Niels Pedersen or Petersen, was 22 and her mother, Nicoline Jensen, was 22.

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Nels or Niels Pedersen or Petersen
Nicoline Jensen
Christine Pederson
Marie Pederson
James Peter Pederson
Christian Pedersen
Lillian Evelyn Hansen

Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 58

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Pedersen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Marie Petersen in household of Peter Bay Hansen, "United States Census, 1910"

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