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Lars A. Petersen
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1858, Denmark
Death: May 3, 1902
Otero County
Colorado, USA

Rocky Ford Tribune, Friday May 9, 1902:

Lars Petersen, a young man living at Arlington, was killed by a train at that place last Monday. A high wind was prevailing and in trying to cross the track with a team and wagon, he failed to hear an on-coming train which struck the wagon, throwing him to the ground with such force as to break his neck and killing him instantly, the team and wagon escaping injury.

The funeral took place at the undertaking parlors of the Dawley Hardware & Furniture Co. Thursday afternoon and the remains laid to rest in the Rocky Ford cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Anders Petersen (1833 - 1906)
  Kirsten Marie Olsen Petersen (1827 - 1899)
 
 Siblings:
  Lars A. Petersen (1858 - 1902)
  Peter O. Petersen (1861 - 1943)*
  Mary Petersen Borre (1864 - 1955)*
  Kirstine Maren Petersen Jensen (1867 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley View Cemetery
Rocky Ford
Otero County
Colorado, USA
 
Maintained by: Linda Berney
Originally Created by: Patricia Cole(Gerlock)
Record added: Sep 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42340398
Lars A. Petersen
Added by: Patricia Cole(Gerlock)
 
Lars A. Petersen
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God rest your soul.
- DKWhitt
 Added: Jan. 26, 2013
 
 
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