Mary Peterson

1886–1964 (Age 78)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Peterson was born in 1886, in Kansas, United States as the daughter of Dora Paterson. She married Albert Crusoe Walz in 1909. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Shannon, Atchison, Kansas, United States for about 20 years and Shannon Township, Atchison, Kansas, United States for about 5 years. She died in 1964, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Vernon, Kingman, Kansas, United States.

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Albert Crusoe Walz
Mary Peterson
Marriage: 1909
Rosemary Walz

Spouse and Children



    Rosemary Walz


Parents and Siblings

    Dora Paterson




World Events (8)


Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 0

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Mary M Walz in household of Albar U Walz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Waltz in household of Albert Waltz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Walz in household of Albert Walz, "United States Census, 1920"

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