Eleanor A Petersen

21 February 1904–1 July 1996 (Age 92)
Jacobs, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Eleanor A

When Eleanor A Petersen was born on 21 February 1904, in Jacobs, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Hans Christian Petersen, was 48 and her mother, Caroline Marie Christensen, was 44. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Thomas S Mattimore. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 15 years and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 1 July 1996, in Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Thomas S Mattimore
Eleanor A Petersen
Maryanne Theresa Mattimore
Thomas Mattimore

Spouse and Children

    Thomas S Mattimore





    Maryanne Theresa Mattimore



Parents and Siblings

    Hans Christian Petersen


    Caroline Marie Christensen




    Maria Petersen


    Dorothy Matilda Peterson


    Elmer Adleman Petersen


    Edna Dalma Peterson


    Arthur Petersen


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from Peter .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elenore Petersen in household of Marie Petersen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elenor Peterson in household of Mrs. Henry C Peterson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eleanor Mattimore in household of Thomas S Mattimore, "United States Census, 1940"

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