Carson Peterson

6 January 1896–4 December 1979 (Age 83)
Oppland, Norway

The Life of Carson

When Carson Peterson was born on 6 January 1896, in Oppland, Norway, his father, Christian R. Peterson, was 21 and his mother, Emma Olsen, was 24. He married Mabel Verena Mabey on 18 April 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lehi Ward 4, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and World for about 15 years. He died on 4 December 1979, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Marion Cemetery, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carson Peterson
1896–1979
Mabel Verena Mabey
1897–1984
Marriage: 18 April 1923
Nelda Gene Peterson
1924–2013
Richard Carson Peterson
1928–1930
Lois Verena Peterson
1931–2012
Larry Dean Peterson
1935–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1923
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903

Age 7

Historical Boundaries 1903: Cassia, Idaho, United States 1907: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Carson Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Carson Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Carson Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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