Charles Jacob Peterson

18 June 1892–27 June 1949 (Age 57)
Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Charles Jacob

When Charles Jacob Peterson was born on 18 June 1892, in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States, his father, Jacob Alfred Peterson, was 30 and his mother, Wendla Karolina Karlsdotter, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Blanche Gertrude Woodard. He lived in Grand Portage, Cook, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Cook, Minnesota, United States in 1930. He died on 27 June 1949, in Grand Marais, Cook, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Grand Marais, Cook, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Jacob Peterson
1892–1949
Blanche Gertrude Woodard
1890–1989
Gertrude Carol Peterson
1913–2004
Kenneth Christian Peterson
1916–1980
Bernice Blanche Peterson
1918–2002
Genevive Ruth Peterson
1920–2013
Wayne K Peterson
1923–1971
Sharon Nathalie Peterson
1934–2018

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Gertrude Carol Peterson

    Female1913–2004Female

    Kenneth Christian Peterson

    Male1916–1980Male

    Bernice Blanche Peterson

    Female1918–2002Female

    Genevive Ruth Peterson

    Female1920–2013Female

    Wayne K Peterson

    Male1923–1971Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Alfred Peterson

    Male1862–1912Male

    Wendla Karolina Karlsdotter

    Female1865–1905Female

siblings

(8)

    Annie Peterson

    Female1886–Female

    Anna Sigrid Peterson or Jacobsdotter

    Female1886–1917Female

    John Fredrick William Peterson

    Male1890–1936Male

    John Peterson

    Male1890–Male

    Male1892–1949Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 16

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Chas J M Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles J Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Peterson in household of Jacob Peterson, "United States Census, 1900"

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