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Carl Emil Peterson
Original name: Carl Emil Peterson
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1875
Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Death: Jul. 30, 1934
Logan
Cache County
Utah, USA

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. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lars Peterson (1832 - 1903)
  Kari Claesson Peterson (1839 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Hulda Pearson Peterson (1877 - 1958)
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Sibling:
  Carl Emil Peterson (1875 - 1934)
  Gustave Peterson (1877 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smithfield City Cemetery
Smithfield
Cache County
Utah, USA
Plot: A_19_3
 
Maintained by: Sonnet Tidwell
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 181878
Carl Emil Peterson
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Carl Emil Peterson
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Carl Emil Peterson
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 Added: May. 26, 2009

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