Edward Peterson

10 June 1856–15 December 1913 (Age 57)
Akershus, Norway

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Peterson was born on 10 June 1856, in Akershus, Norway, his father, Peter Christiansen Peterson, was 27 and his mother, Anna Marie Olson, was 27. He married Huldah Emelia Malmberg on 13 February 1880, in Oxford, Bingham, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 15 December 1913, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Peterson
Huldah Emelia Malmberg
Marriage: 13 February 1880
Edward Nephi Peterson
John Peter Peterson
Annie Mary Peterson
Hyrum Jeroyal Peterson
James Alma Peterson
Ephraim John Peterson
Sanford Malmberg Peterson
Deliliah Peterson
Benjamin LeRoy Peterson
Clarence Leland Lee Peterson Sr
Hulda Amelia Peterson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1880Oxford, Bingham, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 3
    "\""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.\"""
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 16
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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    Sources (40)

    • Edward Petersen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Edward Peterson, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Edward Peterson in entry for Hulda Amelia Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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