Carl Edwin Peterson

Male4 June 1853–16 February 1932

Brief Life History of Carl Edwin

When Carl Edwin Peterson was born on 4 June 1853, in Sweden, his father, Pehr Johannesson, was 50 and his mother, Kristina Jansdotter, was 36. He married Bolete Petrine Olsen on 25 May 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 February 1932, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Edwin Peterson
Bolete Petrine Olsen
Marriage: 25 May 1882
Clara O Peterson
Edwin Olaf Peterson
Arthur Ludwig Peterson
Pearl Lilly Peterson
Vera Peterson
Myrtle Marie Peterson

Sources (17)

  • Charles E Peterson in household of Andrew Peterson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Carl Edwin Peterson - Government record: birth: 4 June 1853; Sweden
  • Carl E Peterson, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded

    Age 6

    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 22

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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