Oscar Bryce Peterson

Male–19 August 1938

Brief Life History of Oscar Bryce

Oscar Bryce Peterson was born as the son of Oscar Arandl Petersen and Ane Marie Petersen. He died on 19 August 1938, in St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Oscar Arandl Petersen
Ane Marie Petersen
Oscar Bryce Peterson

Sources (1)

  • Oscar Bryce Peterson, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.


Historical Boundaries: 1851: Wahnahta, Minnesota Territory, United States 1851: Cass, Minnesota Territory, United States 1855: Stearns, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Stearns, Minnesota, United States

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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