Clara Winona Peterson

23 October 1906–30 October 1992 (Age 86)
Oakes, Dickey, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Clara Winona

When Clara Winona Peterson was born on 23 October 1906, in Oakes, Dickey, North Dakota, United States, her father, Hans Jorgen Peterson, was 35 and her mother, Alice Kegarice, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with John Henry Bowman. She lived in Logan, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 October 1992, in Bowman, Bowman, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bowman Cemetery, Bowman, North Dakota, United States.

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John Henry Bowman
Clara Winona Peterson
Marilyn Gene Bowman
Myrna Dell Bowman
Ron Bowman

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    Marilyn Gene Bowman


    Myrna Dell Bowman


    Ron Bowman


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 23

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

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)

  • Clara Peterson in household of J H Peterson, "North Dakota Census, 1915"
  • Clara Peterson in household of James H Peterson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Peterson in household of J H Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"

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