PETERSEN, Annie C. (1843-1925)
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 9/6/2020 at 23:08:32
Annie C. (Boock) Petersen
(November 11, 1843 - December 20, 1925)
Ida County Pioneer, Ida Grove, Iowa, Wed., Feb 4, 1925, p.1&5
Whole County Becoming Interested in Our Octogenarians
Annie Boock Petersen of Ida Grove passed her 81st birthday on November 11,1924. She was born in Schleswig-Holstein providence and married in 1865 to John F. Petersen, In 1866, they moved to Jackson County, Iowa and came out to Ida County in 1883. They settled in Hayes twp, where they farmed until they retired and moved into Ida Grove 27 years ago last June. Mr. Petersen died three years ago in June. He was a month older than his wife. Mrs. Petersn has two living children, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Her health is good and she spends quite a bit of her time in reading and likes to look after some of the details of her household. She was early confirmed in the Lutheran faith and since locating in Iowa has adhered to the Iowa Synod of that church.
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