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Ole Peterson 1834-1915


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 5/5/2011 at 00:39:07

Ole Peterson was born in Ljeland, Denmark and died at the home of Adam Anderson, February 13, 1915, his age being eighty years, five months and thirteen days. Mr. Peterson was married September 9, 1860 to Maren Nelson. To this union one child was born, the late Mrs. Adam Anderson. In 1878 they adopted a baby boy who is now a minister of the gospel, conducting a church at Branford, Conn. In 1883 Mr. Peterson with his family emigrated to the United States, living in Black Hawk and Butler counties, Iowa. In the spring of 1901 they moved to Estherville where they remained until September 1911 when they moved to the home of their daughter, Mrs. Adam Anderso.

Mr. Peterson was an old veteran having served in the Danish army during the war between Germany and Denmark in 1864.

He leaves to mourn his departure one adopted son, ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, February 17, 1915)


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