Andreas Peterson

Brief Life History of Andreas

When Andreas Peterson was born on 23 June 1849, in Sweden, his father, Pehr Johannesson, was 46 and his mother, Kristina Jansdotter, was 32. He married Inga Carolina Sophia Overn in 1878. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Håbol, Älvsborg, Sweden in 1849. He died on 14 December 1928, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Peterson
1849–1928
Inga Carolina Sophia Overn
1856–1937
Marriage: 1878
Inga Overn Peterson
1879–1884
Andrew Overn Peterson
1880–1884
Minnie Overn Peterson
1882–1946
Elise Overn Peterson
1885–1964
John Overn Peterson
1887–1929
Charles Overn Peterson
1889–1963
Nettie Overn Peterson
1892–1919
Anthon Overn Peterson
1895–1952
William Overn Peterson
1898–1951

Sources (42)

  • Unknown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Utah, Select Marriages, 1887-1966
  • Andreas Petersen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1852

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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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Life History of Inga Carolina Sophia Overn Peterson

Life History of Inga Carolina Sophia Overn Peterson As written by her son Charles Overn Peterson Inga Carolina Sophia Overn, successively a beautiful girl, a devoted wife, and a patient mother was …

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