Josephine Emily Ann Peterson

8 December 1879–3 June 1916 (Age 36)
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine Emily Ann

When Josephine Emily Ann Peterson was born on 8 December 1879, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, her father, Bengt Pehrsson, was 54 and her mother, Albertina Larson, was 32. She married Henry Moroni Olmstead on 29 September 1896. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. In 1916, her occupation is listed as hotel proprietress in Driggs, Teton, Idaho, United States. She died on 3 June 1916, in Driggs, Teton, Idaho, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Moroni Olmstead
Josephine Emily Ann Peterson
Marriage: 29 September 1896
Alvin Moroni Olmstead
Roland Marsh Olmstead

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1896
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States 1915: Teton, Idaho, United States
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 11
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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 (16)

    • Emily A G Olmstead in household of Henry W Olmstead, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Emily Ann Josephine Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Josephine Pearson in entry for Ronald Marsh Olmstead, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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