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Peter O. Peterson

Male 1875 - 1949  (74 years)


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  • Name Peter O. Peterson 
    Born 30 Mar 1875  Pembina, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Dec 1949  Windom, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lakeview Cemetery, Windom, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00047  All
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2010 

    Father Ole "Olaf" Pederson,   b. 7 Sep 1833, Gulliksrud farm, Gran parish, Hadeland district, Oppland County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1924, Hope Township, Cavalier County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Karen | Caroline Nilsdotter | Hanson,   b. 07 Jul 1840, Ausen farm, Sørum parish, Akershus County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1917, Hope Township, Cavalier County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1864  Frogner church, Sørum parish, Akershus County, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Children of Olaf Pederson and Caroline Hanson
    Children of Olaf Pederson and Caroline Hanson
    Nellie Caroline Peterson front centre with crutches. Siblings:

    Freddie, Adolph, Ole, Peter, Charlie, Seward, Ida, Sadie.
    Family ID F0011  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie Rogstad,   b. 07 Jul 1884, Milton, Cavalier County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1971  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1905  Morden, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Estella Cora Peterson,   b. 17 Oct 1906, Vang, Cavalier County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Millie Tone Peterson,   b. 16 Jan 1908, Vang, Cavalier County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Olive Rose Peterson,   b. 24 Aug 1909, Vang, Cavalier County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Evelyn Peterson,   b. 01 Jan 1911, Vang, Cavalier County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F0246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Dec 1949 - Windom, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Family of Olaf and Caroline Pederson about 1900
    Family of Olaf and Caroline Pederson about 1900
    Pete Peterson
    Pete Peterson
    Peter O. Peterson
    Peter O. Peterson

    Documents
    Family of Ole Peterson in 1880
    Family of Ole Peterson in 1880
    In the census of 1880, Ole Peterson, age 50, and his wife, Caroline, age 38, are farming in Pembina, Dakota Territory. Eight of their children are residing with them.
    1900 US census Hope Township Cavalier County North Dakota - Page 2 of 2
    1900 US census Hope Township Cavalier County North Dakota - Page 2 of 2
    Numerous families listed.

  • Notes  Died:
    • From Norway to North America: The Descendants in Canada and the United States of Olaf and Caroline Pederson" by Jean E. Peterson, 1981

      Peter O. Peterson, Vang Pioneer, Dies at Home in Windom, Minnesota

      Peter O. Peterson, a pioneer resident of Cavalier County for 55 years, died unexpectedly Friday morning, December 30, 1949, at 3:00am, at his home in Windom, Minn., where he had lived since moving from Langdon in 1942. He was 74 years old at the time of his death.

      Funeral services were held Monday of last week at 2:00pm at the Hanson Funeral Chapel in Windom, with Rev. Edward Lee of the First Methodish Church in charge. Burial was at the Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.

      Peter O. Peterson was born at Pembina March 30, 1875, the son of Olaf and Karen Peterson. He came to the vang vicinity in 1887 as a youth of 12 years, then later homesteaded in that vicinity. He was married to the former Minnie Rogstad, a native of the Milton vicinity, in 1905, at Morden, Man.; then in 1925 moved to Langdon where he worked as a carpenter. In 1942 they sold their farm in the Vang vicinity and their home in Langdon and moved to Windom.

      While living in the Vang vicinity, Mr. Peterson was assessor of Loam township for four years. He was a member of the Lutheran faith.

      Mr. Peterson is survived by his widow, Mrs. Minnie Peterson of Windom, and four daughters: Stella, who is Mrs. A. F. Remington at Windom; Milly, who is Mrs. L. R. Smith of New Richland, Minn.; Olive, who is Mrs. William Krieger of Detroit, Mich.; Evelyn, who is Mrs. Lyle Voge of Thief River Falls, Minn. There are eight grandchildren, [...]. Mr. Peterson also had five brothers and four sisters, six of whom survive. They are Ole, Charlie, and Fred Peterson of Vang; Ida, who is Mrs. E. Curry of Prince Albert, Sask.; Phoebe, who is Mrs. Sam Braaten of Walhalla.

      Those who preceded their brother in death were Adolph and Seward and Nellie, who was Mrs. O. H. Olson.

      Out of town relatives attending the funeral were Charles Peterson and Emil Olson of Vang, Mrs. Lyle Voge of Thief River Falls, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Smith of New Richland, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. William Krieger and daughter Delores, and Gerald and Wayne Padden of Detroit, Mich., and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tschida of St. Paul.




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