Herbert Axel Petersen

15 April 1909–11 January 1985 (Age 75)
California, United States

The Life of Herbert Axel

When Herbert Axel Petersen was born on 15 April 1909, in California, United States, his father, Axel Marinus Petersen, was 25 and his mother, Rose Ury, was 36. He married Christine Hansine Andersen on 26 June 1932, in Alameda, California, United States. He lived in Hayward, Mariposa, California, United States in 1935 and Vallejo Judicial Township, Solano, California, United States in 1940. He died on 11 January 1985, in Napa, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Herbert Axel Petersen
Christine Hansine Andersen
Marriage: 26 June 1932

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26 June 1932
Alameda, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Petersen in household of Axel Petersen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert Petersen in household of Axel Petersen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert Peterson in household of Axel M Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"

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