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Peter C. Petersen


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 3/5/2011 at 14:16:41

PETER C. PETERSON was born in 1858 in Denmark. He came with his parents to America at a young age. Karen Kjerstine Petersen was born Aug. 23, 1864 in Marsholdt, Denmark to Morton and Karen Petersen. She came to America with her family in 1879 and located in Manistee, Michigan. On Jan. 25 1883 Peter and Karen were united in marriage in Clinton, IA .

In 1891, Karen and Peter made their home at Ringsted where Karen's family was living. To this union 10 children were born, two of them dying in infancy. The children were: Chris Petersen, Mary Conlon, Earl Petersen, Dorothy Jensen, Nels Petersen, Martha (Mrs. Nels) Flint, Frances (Mrs. Henry) Lowenberg and Robert Petersen.

Peter and Karen farmed east of Ringsted until 1931 when they moved into Ringsted. Peter died in 1936. Karen died Nov. 15, 1948. Both are buried at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Ringsted.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Ringsted's First Hundred Years, 1899-1999, page 327.


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