Anna Marie Olson

11 January 1829–9 November 1875 (Age 46)
Oslo, Norway

The Life Summary of Anna Marie

When Anna Marie Olson was born on 11 January 1829, in Oslo, Norway, her father, Peder Olsen, was 29 and her mother, Magretha Mathiasdatter, was 27. She married Peter Christiansen Peterson on 13 October 1850. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 9 November 1875, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Christiansen Peterson
Anna Marie Olson
Marriage: 13 October 1850
Maren Agnete Peterson
Caroline Peterson
Peter Peterson
Edward Peterson
Matilda Peterson
Hyrum P. Peterson
Josephine Amelia Peterson
Elizabeth Peterson
William Franklin Peterson
Ephraim Peterson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1850
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 1
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    1843 · Edvard Grieg
    Age 14
    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Thor, Helmer, Selmer, Bjorn, Nils, Elof, Einer, Lennart, Bertel.Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Olsson . In some cases this is also an Americanized form of the variant Ohlsson .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Olsen and Ohlsen , cognates of 1.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Anna Marie Olsen Peterson

    Anna Marie was born 11 January 1829 in Oslo, Norway. Her parents are Peter Olsen and Margarete Mathiasen. When she was twenty-one years old she married Peter C. Peterson on 15 October 1850 in Oslo, …

    Sources (27)

    • Mary A Peterson in household of Peter Peterson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Peter Peterson in entry for Peter Peterson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Marie Olson - birth-name: Anna Marie Olson

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