Frances Peterson

Male16 February 1878–25 October 1944

Brief Life History of Frances

When Frances Peterson was born on 16 February 1878, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Frances Peterson, was 45 and his mother, Eva Christina Peterson, was 34. He married Olive Edna Blunt on 29 September 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Kellogg, Shoshone, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Wardner Election Precinct, Shoshone, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 25 October 1944, in Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Siskiyou Memorial Park, Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frances Peterson
Olive Edna Blunt
Marriage: 29 September 1909
Orson Peterson
Emerald Iris Peterson
Beatrice Ada Petersen
Hazel Lavina Petersen
Thelma Carol Petersen

Sources (23)

  • Francis Petterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Francis Peterson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1909Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 6

    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Martin S Perry BIRTH 10 Jan 1843 New York, USA DEATH 29 Dec 1884 (aged 41) Oregon, USA BURIAL Siskiyou Memorial Park Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA MEMORIAL ID 59800149 · View Source

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 18

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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