Joseph Evan Peterson

14 November 1913–22 October 1963 (Age 49)
Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Evan

When Joseph Evan Peterson was born on 14 November 1913, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, his father, Joseph Wilford Peterson, was 23 and his mother, Oral Clawson, was 22. He married Norma Cleone Lyon on 14 November 1936, in Polson, Lake, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Montana, United States in 1935 and Swamp Creek Election Precinct, Snohomish, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 22 October 1963, in Ketchikan, Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan Gateway, Alaska, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Evan Peterson
1913–1963
Norma Cleone Lyon
1917–1982
Marriage: 14 November 1936
Joseph Arthur Peterson
1938–1998
Edith Oral Peterson
1939–2002
James Harry Peterson
1940–2003
Samuel Evan Peterson
1942–
Robert Lee Peterson
1944–1993

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 3
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1923
Age 10
Historical Boundaries 1923: Lake, Montana, United States
1927
Age 14
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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

Peter
Petersen
Beausoleil

Sources (10)

  • Joseph Peterson in household of Wilford Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Evan Peterson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Joseph E Peterson in household of Joseph W Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"

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