Frederick Lyman Petersen

7 March 1896–16 February 1982 (Age 85)
Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick Lyman

When Frederick Lyman Petersen was born on 7 March 1896, in Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Carl Johan Petersen, was 42 and his mother, Wilhelmina Josefine Petersen, was 38. He married Olive Udora Miller on 18 February 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Penrose, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920 and Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 16 February 1982, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Lyman Petersen
Olive Udora Miller
Marriage: 18 February 1920
Olive Elvera Petersen
Verl Lyman Petersen
LeOra Maude Petersen
Fred Lowell Petersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1920Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census
    Age 4
    Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Always Helping

    I recently moved into the Brigham City 1st Ward and had the pleasure of speaking with Lewis Jones. He told me that he remembered going to visit Fred and Olive many years ago. Fred and Olive were jus …

    Sources (56)

    • Frederick Lyman Petersen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Frederick Lyman Petersen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Fred L Petersen in entry for Verl Lyman Petersen, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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