Arden Christine Peterson

10 August 1933–21 November 2004 (Age 71)
Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Arden Christine

When Arden Christine Peterson was born on 10 August 1933, in Michigan, United States, her father, Kenneth Theodore Peterson Sr, was 30 and her mother, Octavia Mildred Russell, was 25. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Utica, Utica, Macomb, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 21 November 2004, in Bergland, Ontonagon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71.

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Kenneth Theodore Peterson Sr
Octavia Mildred Russell
Kenneth Theodore Peterson Jr
Emmett Donald Peterson
Arden Christine Peterson

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 2
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1943 · The Detroit Race Riots
Age 10
The 1943 Detroit Race Riot started on the evening of June 20 and lasted through June 22. It occurred in a period of dramatic social tensions associated with the military buildup of World War II, as Detroit's automotive industry was converted to the war effort. What fueled the fire the most was the arrival of nearly 400,000 migrants, both African-American and White Southerners, and the competition for space and jobs. It was suppressed after 6,000 federal troops were ordered into the city to restore peace. A total of 34 people were killed, 25 of them African-Americans and most at the hands of white police or National Guardsmen; 433 were wounded, 75 percent of them African-American.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 22
The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 (4)

  • Arden C Peterson in household of Kenneth Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arden C Rich, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Arden Christine Rich, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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