Hannah Frances Peterson

27 March 1874–29 September 1949 (Age 75)
Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States

The Life of Hannah Frances

Hannah Frances Peterson was born on 27 March 1874, in Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States. She married John Wallace Olts on 15 June 1893, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 September 1949, in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 75.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Wallace Olts
Hannah Frances Peterson
Marriage: 15 June 1893
Edith Basha Olts
Wallace Langley Olts

Spouse and Children

15 June 1893
Seattle, King, Washington, United States


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 3

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Olts in household of John W Olts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hannah Olts in household of John W Otts, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hannah Peterson, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.