Harry D. Gottliebsen ( Petersen)

3 April 1890–14 March 1908 (Age 17)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Harry D.

When Harry D. Gottliebsen ( Petersen) was born on 3 April 1890, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Johannes Sophus Gottliebsen, was 46 and his mother, Henrietta Marie Sorensen, was 36. He died on 14 March 1908, at the age of 17.

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Johannes Sophus Gottliebsen
Henrietta Marie Sorensen
Otto Charles Gottliebsen ( Petersen)
Mary Henrietta Gottliebsen Peterson
Hannah Peterson
William Gottliebsen Petersen
Albert Petersen
Leroy Gottliebsen ( Petersen)
Harry D. Gottliebsen ( Petersen)
Raymond Petersen

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World Events (6)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 6

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 11

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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Sources (2)

  • Harry Peterson in household of Mary Peterson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry D. Petersen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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