Pehr Ludvig Peterson

Male29 June 1841–17 September 1930

Brief Life History of Pehr Ludvig

When Pehr Ludvig Peterson was born on 29 June 1841, in Undenäs, Skaraborg, Sweden, his father, Peter O Peterson, was 21 and his mother, Fredrika Carlsdotter Tiderman, was 37. He married Christina Holm on 31 October 1863, in Kyrkefalla, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Grevbäck, Skaraborg, Sweden in 1876 and Gladstone, Henderson, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 17 September 1930, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Ludvig Peterson
Christina Holm
Marriage: 31 October 1863
Augusta Olivia Peterson
Wilhelmina Peterson
Karl Viktor Peterson
Johan Linus Peterson
Ernst Wilhelm Peterson
Frantz Ludvig Peterson
Anna Josefina Peterson
Harold Gustav Peterson
Albin Ferdinand Peterson

Sources (31)

  • Ludvig Peterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ludvig Peterson in entry for Albin Ferdinand Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Ludwig Peterson, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1863Kyrkefalla, Skaraborg, Sweden
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Tuilla, Utah Territory, United States 1852: Tooele, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Tooele, Utah, United States


    Age 24

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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