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Albert L. Peterson
Marion Twp.

Albert L. Peterson was born in Christiana, Norway, June 13, 1848. When seven years of age his parents emigrated to America, first living in Prairie Du Chien. In the fall of 1857 they removed to Clayton County. They purchased land in Marion Township, where our subject spent his youth and received his education. He learned the trade of carpenter from his father, which business he now follows, besides conducting a small farm. He is now a Justice of the Peace, having been elected four years since. He was married July 23, 1869, to Miss Bertha K. Nelson. They have six children living - Peter N., Martin L., Caroline, Albertina, Lovina and Gustav Adolph. Adolph L. Died in infancy. Mr. And Mrs. Peterson are members of the Norwegian Lutheran church. Politics, Republican. Postoffice, St. Olaf.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 935
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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