|Birth: ||Sep. 20, 1875|
Västra Götalands län, Sweden
|Death: ||Jul. 30, 1934|
Son of Lars Pehrsson/Peterson and Catharina Claesson
Married Hulda Pehrsdotter/Pearson, 10 Jan 1900, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Emigrated to Utah with his parents in 1891 & moved to Smithfield in 1897.
Went to Utah State Agricultural College.
Went into the sheep business in Wyoming for a time. Sold his portion & bought a farm in Smithfield.
Served as Smithfield City Council member for three terms.
Secretary & treasurer of the North Bench Ditch Co.
Smithfield Town Marshall from 1910-1911. Family stories talk of how he raided the saloon after prohibition and hid the loot in the cellar of his home.
Smithfield City Mayor in 1920 & 1921 where he helped to put in the cement resevoir and enlargement of the water works.
Lars Peterson (1832 - 1903)
Kari Claesson Peterson (1839 - 1914)
Hulda Pearson Peterson (1877 - 1958)
Helen "Viola" Peterson (1900 - 1969)*
Hulda "Amelia" Peterson Johansen (1902 - 1978)*
Mary Olive Peterson Thompson (1904 - 1979)*
Esther "Lillian" Peterson Sorenson (1907 - 1979)*
Bessie Ingeborg Peterson Johansen (1909 - 1994)*
Carl Emil Peterson (1912 - 1983)*
Arthur Kermit Peterson (1915 - 2002)*
Carl Emil Peterson (1875 - 1934)
Gustave Peterson (1877 - 1935)*
Smithfield City Cemetery
Maintained by: Sonnet Tidwell
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 181878