Ella B Peterson

Female1901–

Brief Life History of Ella B

Ella B Peterson was born in 1901, in Illinois, United States. She had at least 1 son with Ralph S Peterson. She lived in Buffalo Prairie, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Illinois City, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Ralph S Peterson
1900–
Ella B Peterson
1901–
Minor Laverne Peterson
1925–1988

Sources (2)

  • Ella Peterson in household of Ralph Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ella B Peterson in household of Ralph S Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"

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Children (1)

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 0

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 9

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1932

Age 31

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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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