Rose Bodil Peterson

21 May 1876–about 1954 (Age 77)
Ludington, Mason, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Rose Bodil

When Rose Bodil Peterson was born on 21 May 1876, in Ludington, Mason, Michigan, United States, her father, Hans Peterson, was 34 and her mother, Maren Kirstine Knudsen, was 22. She married Louis Anderson on 28 December 1893, in Victory Township, Mason, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Summit Township, Mason, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died about 1954, in Victory Township, Mason, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Victory Township, Mason, Michigan, United States.

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Louis Anderson
Rose Bodil Peterson
Marriage: 28 December 1893
Mary C Andersen
Harold Louis Andersen
Robert Julius Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1893Victory Township, Mason, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
    Age 3
    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 5
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 22
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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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    Sources (17)

    • Lonie Anderson in entry for Harold Louis Anderson, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Rose Anderson in household of Louis Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Rose Peterson in entry for Robert Swanson and Marie Anderson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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