Peter Petersen

Male7 November 1852–15 March 1944

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Petersen was born on 7 November 1852, in Hattlund, Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Lorenz Petersen, was 41 and his mother, Margaretha Catharina Johnsen, was 35. He married Maria Magdalena Johannsen on 1 June 1881. He died on 15 March 1944, at the age of 91.

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Peter Petersen
Maria Magdalena Johannsen
Marriage: 1 June 1881

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  • Marriage
    1 June 1881
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    World Events (6)


    Age 12

    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.


    Age 38

    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.


    Age 62

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Niels, Jorgen, Holger, Anders, Einer, Aksel, Bent, Gunner, Knud.

    Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Pedersen or Pettersen .

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

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