Carl Oscar Petersson

16 August 1891–11 December 1981 (Age 90)
Hedvig, Östergötland, Sweden

The Life of Carl Oscar

When Carl Oscar Petersson was born on 16 August 1891, in Hedvig, Östergötland, Sweden, his father, Frans Oskar Peterson, was 31 and his mother, Anna Theresia Swalberg, was 23. He married Katherine Belle Wilson on 20 December 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 11 December 1981, at the age of 90, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Photos & Memories (53)

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

Family Time Line

Carl Oscar Petersson
1891–1981
Katherine Belle Wilson
1891–1992
Marriage: 20 December 1917
Robert Carl Peterson
1919–2007
Margaret Ellen Peterson
1922–1982
Richard Benjamin Peterson
1928–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1917
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 5

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 24

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Petter, a vernacular form of Peter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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.