Anna Peterson

16 July 1860–26 October 1946 (Age 86)
Sjælland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anna

Anna Peterson was born on 16 July 1860, in Sjælland, Denmark as the daughter of Peter Olson and Marie Hansen. She married Julius Quist on 7 August 1885, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1910. She died on 26 October 1946, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Julius Quist
Anna Peterson
Marriage: 7 August 1885
Martha Louise Quist
Ebba Marie Constance Quist
Thelma W Quist
Albert James Quist
Mildred Genevieve Quist

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1885Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 8
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
    Age 26
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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.

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    Sources (31)

    • Annie Peterson in entry for Quist, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
    • Anna Quist in household of Ebba M Quist, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Anna Peterson in entry for Benjamin Bentsing and M Louise Quist, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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