Charlotte Cora Peterson

30 August 1885–16 January 1963 (Age 77)
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Charlotte Cora

Charlotte Cora Peterson was born on 30 August 1885, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States as the daughter of mctigue. She married Alexander George Du Frane on 23 August 1905, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Judicial Township 3, Contra Costa, California, United States in 1940. She died on 16 January 1963, in Concord, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Alexander George Du Frane
Charlotte Cora Peterson
Marriage: 23 August 1905
Ruth Delnia Du Frane

Spouse and Children

23 August 1905
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States


    Ruth Delnia Du Frane


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from Peter .2 Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen , or Swedish Pettersson).3 In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil ; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Charlott C Dufrane in household of Alexander G Dufrane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlotte Dufrane in household of Alexander G Dufrane, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlotte Due Frane in household of Alexander Due Frane, "United States Census, 1920"

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