Mabel Renee Peterson

14 August 1935–5 September 2015 (Age 80)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Mabel Renee

When Mabel Renee Peterson was born on 14 August 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, George Theodore Peterson, was 26 and her mother, Mabel Benson, was 19. She married George Earl Perschon on 28 December 1956, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 5 September 2015, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Moreland, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Earl Perschon
Mabel Renee Peterson
Marriage: 28 December 1956

Spouse and Children

28 December 1956
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Theodore Peterson






    George Theodore Peterson Jr



    Stephen Marshall Peterson


World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1945 · George Albert Smith becomes the Prophet

Age 10

After the death of Heber J. Grant, George Albert Smith became the 8th Prophet of this dispensation.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 21

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

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)

  • Mabble Renee Peterson Perschon in household of George Carl Perschon, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mabel Renee Peterson in household of George T. Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Renee Peterson in household of George G Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"

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