Ivan Henry Peterson

28 August 1898–1 January 1958 (Age 59)
Nounan, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ivan Henry

When Ivan Henry Peterson was born on 28 August 1898, in Nounan, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Nils Dorsten Peterson, was 23 and his mother, Camilla Christena Jensen, was 22. He married Christine Sarah Poulsen on 23 February 1921, in Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ovid, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 1 January 1958, at the age of 59, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Ivan Henry Peterson
1898–1958
Christine Sarah Poulsen
1897–1949
Marriage: 23 February 1921
Ray William Peterson
1925–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 February 1921
Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
children

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    Ray William Peterson

    Male1925–2016Male

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · Old Main (Utah State University)

Age 4

The first building on the Utah State University Campus was named Old Main and is the oldest functioning academic building in Utah. It was built after the current site was approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees for the new college. Construction started in 1889 and the entire building was completed in 1902. During the Spanish Flu Epidemic in 1919, the building was used as a makeshift hospital to take care the effected residents in the surrounding area. Old Main was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Ivan Henry Peterson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ivan Henry Peterson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ivan Henry Peterson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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