Herman Arthur Petersen

18 February 1909–8 March 1986 (Age 77)
West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Herman Arthur

When Herman Arthur Petersen was born on 18 February 1909, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Arthur Christian Petersen, was 23 and his mother, Dora Mary Mills, was 20. He married Naomi Heelis Whittle on 15 August 1931, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 8 March 1986, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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Herman Arthur Petersen
1909–1986
Naomi Heelis Whittle
1906–1957
Marriage: 15 August 1931
Bruce James Petersen
1934–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 August 1931
Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · McKay-Dee Hospital Opens its Doors

Age 1

To honor Thomas D. Dee, his wife and her children built a hospital as a memorial to him. Located on 24th Street and Harrison the hospital served the community for 59 years. After it closed its doors in 1969, a new hospital was constructed near 39th street and Harrison in 1971. Located next to another hospital, the two hospitals ultimately merged together bearing both names of McKay, after David O. McKay, and Thomas Dee, to honor the hospital that served the surrounding area for many years. The McKay-Dee Hospital is still in operation but has moved from its original spot.
1931

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Grandpa Pete

Grandpa Pete was one of my favorites! As we didn't always live very near him, we didn't have frequent visits, but my memories of him are always of kindness and fun. Grandpa Pete built what was known …

Sources (3)

  • Herman Arther Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Herman Arthur Petersen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Herman Arthur Petersen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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