Wilhelm William Petersen

8 October 1858–15 January 1920 (Age 61)
Højslev, Hald, Denmark

The Life Summary of Wilhelm William

When Wilhelm William Petersen was born on 8 October 1858, in Højslev, Hald, Denmark, his father, Niels Engaard Peterson, was 37 and his mother, Maren Johansdatter, was 29. He married Jensine Jensen on 8 November 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 15 January 1920, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelm William Petersen
1858–1920
Jensine Jensen
1867–1938
Marriage: 8 November 1884
Willard Petersen
1885–1885
Sena Ida Petersen
1885–1916
Mary Eliza Petersen
1889–1965
Willie James Petersen
1892–1966
Zina Rebecca Petersen
1894–1895
Clarence Lehi Petersen
1896–1965
Nellie May Petersen
1899–1978
Bessie Petersen
1901–1966
Raymond Antone Petersen
1903–1984
Gladys Elsie Petersen
1906–1969
Juanita Petersen
1911–1954

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1884Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 1
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"
    1863
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 17
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Peter

    Sources (24)

    • William Pedersen in entry for Pedersen, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • William Peterson in household of Neils E Peterson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Wm Peterson in entry for Ivan Henry Anderson and Nellie May Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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