Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Petersons in:
 • Saint Marys Cemetery
 • Bismarck
 • Burleigh County
 • North Dakota
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Jacob Christian Peterson
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 20, 1846, Denmark
Death: Sep. 30, 1923
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA

Son of Peter Peterson of Denmark. Husband of Anna Kirkagard (or Anderson). 9 kids. Have found name listed as Pedersen. Left Copenhagen on June 10 1867; arrived at Detroit. Settled in Indiana. Became citizen on Oct 10 1874. To ND on Aug 30 1882. Died at 77y 1 m 10 d from carcinoma of the stomach (1-1/2 years). He also was disabled due to injury of his back (1 month). He was a retired farmer at the time of his death. Location of death was listed as his residence, 716 11th St., Bismarck, ND. He was buried on 03 Oct 1923.

The Bismarck Tribune
October 1, 1923


Jacob C. Peterson, 77 years old, a resident of Burleigh County since March 3, 1882 [?], and a farmer nine miles east of here during all that time, died at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Frank Stitzer, 716 Eleventh Street, Bismarck, Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Cancer of the stomach caused death, Mr. Peterson having been ill for a long time. He had been at the Stitzer home for seven weeks.

Born in Denmark, Mr. Peterson emigrated to America and settled near this city. During all the period he remained on the farm. He was a member of the Lutheran Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Morris Christensen of Wilton and Mrs. George Wick of Everett, Wash.; and four sons, Andrew Peterson of Leith; Charles and Will of Morristown, S. D., and J. P. Peterson of Bismarck, 20 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted from the Webb Chapel at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with Rev. C. F. Strutz officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery here. 
Family links: 
  Anna Kathrine Kirkagard Peterson (1845 - 1919)*
  Andrew Peter Peterson (1870 - 1945)*
  Mary Cristen Peterson Herbert (1872 - 1919)*
  Julia Anna Peterson Christensen (1873 - 1946)*
  Jens Peter Peterson (1876 - 1949)*
  Charles Jacob Peterson (1877 - 1958)*
  Emma May Peterson Wick (1884 - 1967)*
  Louise Francis Peterson (1887 - 1899)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Burleigh County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Dec 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23630418
Jacob Christian Peterson
Added by: Becky Doan
Jacob Christian Peterson
Added by: Brian Backes
Jacob Christian Peterson
Added by: Brian Backes
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Becky Doan
 Added: Dec. 4, 2013

- pat peach
 Added: Feb. 9, 2012

 Added: Aug. 1, 2008

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service