Margaret Grace Peterson

21 February 1916–8 January 2003 (Age 86)
Marysville, Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Margaret Grace

When Margaret Grace Peterson was born on 21 February 1916, in Marysville, Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Harry Malcolm Peterson, was 32 and her mother, Eva May Ross, was 31. She died on 8 January 2003, in her hometown, at the age of 86, and was buried in Marysville, Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Maurice Melvin Watts
1908–1991
Margaret Grace Peterson
1916–2003

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World Events (4)

1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 21

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 39

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam
1982

Age 66

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

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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  • Margaret Grace Peterson, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • Margaret Grace Peterson, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • Margaret Grace Peterson, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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