Charles Sreeve Peterson

28 July 1818–26 September 1889 (Age 71)
Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Sreeve

When Charles Sreeve Peterson was born on 28 July 1818, in Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, Andrew Peterson, was 25 and his mother, Martha Murdock, was 23. He married Ann Bunting Dennis on 8 September 1837, in Mount Holly, Lumberton Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 26 September 1889, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Charles Sreeve Peterson
Ann Patten
Marriage: 21 January 1849
Alma Patten Peterson
Nancy Ann Peterson
Charles Peterson
Sarah Ann Peterson
Joseph Smith Peterson
Hyrum Smith Peterson
Julia Anna Peterson
Brigham Young Peterson
Heber Kimball Peterson
Jedediah Grant Peterson
Annie Peterson
Martha Ann Peterson
William Peterson

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  • Marriage
    21 January 1849Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 2
    On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
    Age 26
    The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.

    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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    George Henry Peterson

    George Henry Peterson was born May 20, 1838 at Rancocas, Burlington County, New Jersey the son of Charles Sreeve Peterson and Ann Bunting Dennis. He accompanied his mother and father to Nauvoo, Illino …

    Sources (90)

    • Charles Sreeve Pererson in entry for Sreeve Peterson, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Charles S Peterson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Chas S Peterson in entry for Sreene Peterson and Hazel Nelson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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