Alvin Floyd Peterson

21 November 1912–August 1986 (Age 73)
Sanborn, South Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of Alvin Floyd

When Alvin Floyd Peterson was born on 21 November 1912, in Sanborn, South Dakota, United States, his father, Lewis Peterson, was 33 and his mother, Lizzie Nurnberg, was 23. He married Myrthle M Leines on 15 August 1934, in Gregory, South Dakota, United States. He lived in Silver Creek Township, Sanborn, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died in August 1986, in Woonsocket, Sanborn, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Woonsocket, Sanborn, South Dakota, United States.

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Alvin Floyd Peterson
Mondain Imogene Annabelle Peterson
Marriage: 5 September 1975

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1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
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The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment
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The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
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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 (10)

  • Alven F Peterson, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Alvin F Peterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alvin Peterson in household of Lewis Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"

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