Anna Marie Petersen

Female5 October 1854–7 April 1897

Brief Life History of Anna Marie

When Anna Marie Petersen was born on 5 October 1854, in Højslev, Hald, Denmark, her father, Niels Engaard Peterson, was 33 and her mother, Maren Johansdatter, was 25. She married Samuel James Bonnifield Jr on 13 February 1879, in Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States in 1880 and United States in 1910. She died on 7 April 1897, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Samuel James Bonnifield Jr
Anna Marie Petersen
Marriage: 13 February 1879
Mary M Bonnifield
Blanche Bonnifield
Samuel James Bonnifield

Sources (9)

  • Annie Bonnifield in household of S J Bonnifield, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Annie Peterson, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
  • Anne Marie Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1879Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Nevada is the 36th state.


    Age 9

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

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 12

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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.

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