Ellen Marie Peterson

12 April 1891–16 June 1971 (Age 80)
Vrångebo Norragård, Linneryd, Kronoberg, Sweden

The Life of Ellen Marie

When Ellen Marie Peterson was born on 12 April 1891, her father, Peter Daniel Gustafsson, was 52 and her mother, Johanna Maria Niklasdotter, was 40. She lived in Linneryd, Kronoberg, Sweden for about 7 years. She died on 16 June 1971, at the age of 80, and was buried in Skokie, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Daniel Gustafsson
1838–
Johanna Maria Niklasdotter
1850–
Anna Karolina Petersdotter
1868–
Baby Gustafsson
1871–
Hilda Gustava Peterson
1872–1959
Carl Gustaf Gustafsson
1875–1877
Ida Mathilda Petersdotter
1878–
Amanda Teresia Petersdotter
1880–1930
Klas Gustaf Arvid Peterson
1883–1935
Klary Natalia Petersson
1886–
Anna Elfrida Pettersson
1889–1971
Ellen Marie Peterson
1891–1971
Signe Adlina Peterson
1894–

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Daniel Gustafsson

    Male1838–Male

    Johanna Maria Niklasdotter

    Female1850–Female

siblings

(11)

    Anna Karolina Petersdotter

    Female1868–Female

    Baby Gustafsson

    Male1871–Male

    Female1872–1959Female

    Carl Gustaf Gustafsson

    Male1875–1877Male

    Ida Mathilda Petersdotter

    Female1878–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1912

Age 21

Stockholm, Sweden hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Ellen Marie in household of Peter Daniel Gustafsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Ellen Marie in household of Peter Daniel Gustafsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Ellen Peterson, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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