John Charles Peterson

Male16 December 1866–9 May 1907

Brief Life History of John Charles

John Charles Peterson was born on 16 December 1866, in Denmark as the son of Lawrence C Peterson and Anna Johnson. He married Mary Elizabeth Stover on 10 July 1889. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 May 1907, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Newton Lower Falls, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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John Charles Peterson
Mary Elizabeth Stover
Marriage: 10 July 1889
Anna Marie Peterson
Florence Emma Peterson
Mary E. Peterson
John Charles Peterson
Joseph Florence Peterson
Frederic Augustus Peterson
Stella Marie Peterson

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  • John C Peterson in entry for Annie Mary Peterson, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • John C Peterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John C. Peterson in entry for Thomas M. Troy and Mary E. Porter, "Delaware Marriage Records, 1913-1954"

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  • Marriage
    10 July 1889
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1868 · Magasin Du Nord

    Age 2

    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 15

    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.

    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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