|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1873|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||May 9, 1950|
Arlington Review Herald 11 May 1950
Last Rites For Andrew Petersen
Andrew Peter Petersen, son of a pioneer family, Neils and Anna Petersen, was born in New Jersey in 1873 and passed away in his home in Blair May 9th.
He came with his parents to Nebraska at the age of seven and lived on a farm near Blair. February 18, 1912, he was united in marriage to Laura Eisenhardt, and they had one son, Harold, who passed away while an infant. A nephew of Mrs. Petersen came to live with the couple at the age of 11.
Mr. Petersenís survivors are his widow, a foster son, Armand Thomsen, two sisters, Mrs. P. K. Andersen of Herman and Mrs. Chris Jensen of Omaha; one brother, Niels of San Bernardino, Cal., and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held this afternoon (Thursday), at 1:30 at the home and 2:30 at First Lutheran Church, with Reverend H. C. Jorgensen officiating. The Campbell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~
Buried: 5/11/1950 ~ Age: 77
Engraved on the marker as A. Peter Petersen, this son of Niels and Anna Pedersen (Petersen) is actually Anders Peter Petersen, affectionately known by his many nieces, nephews and greats as Uncle Pete. ~ Contributed by Marilyn Petersen Lokey ~ Thank you
Niels Petersen (1836 - 1904)
Anna Marie Christiansen Petersen (1851 - 1939)
Laura C. Eisenhardt Petersen (1872 - 1964)
Harold Petersen (1917 - 1918)*
Andrew Peter Petersen (1873 - 1950)
Jens C Petersen (1875 - 1937)*
Marie Petersen (1879 - 1879)*
William Rasmus Petersen (1880 - 1933)*
Carl Emil Petersen (1881 - 1948)*
Ole L. Petersen (1883 - 1884)*
Julie O.E. Petersen (1887 - 1888)*
Lydia J. Petersen Andersen (1889 - 1985)*
Anna Nielsen Davis (1891 - 1959)*
Ole L Petersen (1894 - 1894)*
Plot: Block: 87 Lot: 2 Grave: 1
GPS (lat/lon): 41.55074, -96.11934
Created by: Sheila
Record added: Jan 01, 2013
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