Annie Elnora Peterson

7 February 1868–8 July 1941 (Age 73)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Annie Elnora

When Annie Elnora Peterson was born on 7 February 1868, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Christen Pedersen, was 23 and her mother, Christena Elnora Anderson, was 18. She married Christian Cruser on 25 September 1884, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Anthony, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1930 and World in 1935. She died on 8 July 1941, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Henderson Cox
Annie Elnora Peterson
Marriage: 15 February 1898
Clysta Cloe Cox
Kenneth Woodruff Cox
Heber Merrill Cox
Golden Henderson Cox
Leona Fay Cox
Dean Peterson Cox
Elba Lapreal Cox

Spouse and Children

15 February 1898
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 12

Historical Boundaries 1880: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1889: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States

Age 20

Historical Boundaries 1888: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States

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)

  • Anne E. Cox in household of Henderson Cox, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Annie Eleanora Peterson Cox, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Anna E Petersen in household of Christian Petersen, "United States Census, 1870"

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