Christina Peterson

21 May 1845–18 February 1928 (Age 82)
Tryde, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life Summary of Christina

When Christina Peterson was born on 21 May 1845, in Tryde, Kristianstad, Sweden, her father, Anders Peterson, was 36 and her mother, Marna Andersdotter, was 38. She married Martin Michael Miller on 14 December 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Cardston Alberta Temple, Cardston, Cardston, Alberta, Canada in 1906. She died on 18 February 1928, in Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Martin Michael Miller
Christina Peterson
Marriage: 14 December 1867
Martin George Miller
Mary Ann Miller
Margaret Miller
Emma Christina Miller
Alma Miller
Franklin John Miller
Hannah Charlotte Miller
Annie Ardella Miller
Elma Lavin Miller

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 3
    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 22
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Peterson/Andersdtr, 2 pp, by B. Harker, gt gndson (2016).

    The Anders Peterson family, converts to the Church, belonged to the Skonaback Branch, the earliest organized in Sweden. Anders worked as a farmer and gardener or landscape artist. Anders was born 14 …

    Sources (26)

    • "1900, United States Census," Christina Miller in household of Martin Miller
    • Christina Peterson in entry for Emma Christina Miller Wells, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • "1880, United States Census," Christina Miller in household of Martin Miller

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