Magnus Ray Peterson

13 August 1888–13 January 1959 (Age 70)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Magnus Ray

When Magnus Ray Peterson was born on 13 August 1888, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Johannes Andersson Peterson, was 39 and his mother, Rhoda Jane Lawrence Ashton, was 34. He married Ida Jane Lords on 18 September 1911, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 13 January 1959, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Magnus Ray Peterson
1888–1959
Ida Jane Lords
1894–1981
Marriage: 18 September 1911
Wanda Verniece Peterson
1912–2009
Loral Ray Peterson
1914–1991
Elwin M Peterson
1917–1981
Joseph Lavohr Peterson
1919–1925
Betty Jean Peterson
1926–2014
Ida Marlene Peterson
1931–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 September 1911
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1889

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1889: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States; 1911: Bonneville, Idaho, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Magen Ray Peterson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • M Ray Peterson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • M Ray Peterson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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