Margaret Ann Peterson

20 March 1870–14 November 1926 (Age 56)
Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States

The Life of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Peterson was born on 20 March 1870, in Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States, her father, Alma Patten Peterson, was 20 and her mother, Margaret Matilda Green, was 16. She married Levi Barrass Butterfield on 17 December 1890, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States for about 10 years and Cowley, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1920. She died on 14 November 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Taylorsville Memorial Park Cemetery, Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Barrass Butterfield
Margaret Ann Peterson
Marriage: 17 December 1890
Robert Levi Butterfield
Margaret Ellen Butterfield
Mary Butterfield
Myrtle Irene Butterfield
Daniel (Lester) Butterfield
Mabel Butterfield
William Butterfield
Edna Grace Butterfield
Clarence Frank Butterfield
Phyllis Laura Butterfield

Spouse and Children

17 December 1890
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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.

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1872: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Unita, Wyoming, United States

Age 16

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from Peter .2 Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen , or Swedish Pettersson).3 In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil ; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Butterfield in household of Olive P Lester, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret A Peterson in household of Alma Peterson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Annie Butterfield, "United States Census, 1900"

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