Harriet Almira Peterson

29 June 1903–22 September 1987 (Age 84)
Kanesville, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Almira

When Harriet Almira Peterson was born on 29 June 1903, in Kanesville, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Elias Peterson, was 29 and her mother, Harriet Ann Green, was 29. She married Winfield Ballantyne Burton on 24 September 1930, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Taylor, Weber, Utah, United States in 1920 and Election District 11, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 22 September 1987, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Afton Cemetery, Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winfield Ballantyne Burton
Harriet Almira Peterson
Marriage: 24 September 1930
Leah Burton
Marie Burton
Paul Peterson Burton
Lloyd Peterson Burton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1930Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1914 · Hotel Brigham Built
    Age 11
    Constructed in two phases, 1914 and 1924, Hotel Brigham was originally built to house transient railroad workers.
    Age 24
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from the personal name Peter . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates and their derivatives from other languages, e.g. Norwegian and Danish Pedersen and Pettersen and their Swedish cognates (see 2 below), Polish Piotrowicz , Slovenian Petrič, Petrovčič, and Petrovič (see Petric , Petrovic ).Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Petersson, a cognate of 1 above, and also of its variant Pettersson . Compare 1 above.

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

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    Autobiography of Harriet Almira Peterson Burton

    Harriet Almira Peterson Burton was born at Kanesville, Utah, 29 June 1903 to Elias Peterson and Harriet Ann Green. When she was four months old, her parents bought a farm a few miles north of Kanesvil …

    Sources (40)

    • Harriet Elmira Peterson Burton in household of Winfield B Burton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Almira Burton, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Harriett Almira Peterson Burton in household of Winfield B Burton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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