Arthur Eugene Peterson

8 October 1888–8 November 1973 (Age 85)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Arthur Eugene

When Arthur Eugene Peterson was born on 8 October 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Per Olof Pettersson, was 35 and his mother, Augusta Charlotta Abrahamsson or Strand, was 35. He married Myrtle Clayona Johnson on 17 December 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 8 November 1973, in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Arthur Eugene? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Arthur Eugene Peterson
1888–1973
Myrtle Clayona Johnson
1893–1980
Marriage: 17 December 1919
Naomi Peterson
1920–2003
Helen Peterson
1922–2008

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1919Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    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.
    1897
    Age 9
    World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.
    1912
    Age 24
    Stockholm, Sweden hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Peter

    Sources (21)

    • Arthur Eugene Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Arthur Eugene Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Arthur Eugene Peterson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.