Eliza Marietta Peterson

19 November 1878–6 April 1957 (Age 78)
Mantua, Box Elder, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Eliza Marietta

When Eliza Marietta Peterson was born on 19 November 1878, in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Peder Frederiksen Petersen, was 47 and her mother, Maren Kirstine Olsen, was 36. She married Charles Alanson "Alonzo" Moore on 5 April 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 6 April 1957, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Charles Alanson "Alonzo" Moore
Eliza Marietta Peterson
Marriage: 5 April 1905
Lelan Austin Moore
Melvin Arvil Moore

Spouse and Children

5 April 1905
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1890 · The Tabernacle is Dedicated

Age 12

On October 26, 1890, the Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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Life of Maren Kirstine Olsen Petersen

"Maren Kirstine Nielsen Olsen, daughter of Niels Christian and Maren Thomasen Olsen, was born on June 22, 1842, a short distance from Slagelse, Skovso, Denmark. Maren's childhood was spent in Skovso …

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Marsh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eliza M Moore in household of Chas A Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eliza M Petersen in household of Peter F Petersen, "United States Census, 1880"

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