Alfred Peterson

Alfred Peterson

Birth
Sweden
Death 8 Oct 1942 (aged 79)
Renville County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Hector, Renville County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 112738901 · View Source
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Alfred was born in Sweden to Andrew Peterson and Mary Ahlstrom. Andrew and Mary immigrated to the United States in 1868.

Alfred married Hilma Axelina Vulkan (Wulkan?) in Nicollet County, MN on June 24, 1887 (Nicollet County marriage certificate 15240).

U.S. and Minnesota census records from 1895 to 1905 show the couple living in Belgrade Township, Nicollet County, MN.

The 1900 US CENSUS records 4 sons and 2 daughters
Randolph age 11
Walden, age 8
Mabel, age 7
Robert, age 4
Violet, age 2
Vandel, age 0 (Wendell b. 07 Mar 1900 d. 17 May 1902-Alford Peterson - Hilma Vulcan - Minnesota, Deaths and Burials)

Two more children were born to the couple after 1900
Allice b 1906 and Bennhard b 1908.

Alfred and Hilma moved from Nicollet county to Renville county after the birth of Alice in 1906. Hilma died in 1908 after the birth of Bennard and was buried in Renville county. Between 1910 and 1940, Alfred and family lived in several Renville county townships: 1910-Osceola, 1920-Palmyra, and 1930-Martinsburg with son Waldon and his family.

Alfred died in 1942 in Martinsburg township. At the time of his death, he had been living with his son Walden, daughter in law Hulda, and grandson Earl. .

Sources: MN Death record, MN Census record 1895, 1905-page 257, US Census records 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

1887 MARRIAGE:
NICOLLET Cert-15240
06/24/1887
PETERSON, ALFRID
VULKAN, HILMA AXELINA (Wulkan?)

Alfred Peterson
Minnesota, State Census, 1895
Name: Alfred Peterson
Event Place: Belgrade township, Nicollet, Minnesota
Age (Original): 31y
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Birthplace: Sweden
Race (Original): W
Gender: Male
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Alfred Peterson M 31y Sweden
Helma Peterson F 27y Sweden
Randulph Peterson M 5y Minnesota
Walden Peterson M 4y Minnesota
Mable Peterson F 2y Minnesota
Frank Peterson M 20y Minn

Alfred Peterson
United States Census, 1900
Event Place: Belgrade Township North Mankato village, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 36
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Years Married: 12
Birth Date: Sep 1864
Birthplace: Sweden
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1888
Immigration Year: 1868
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Alfred Peterson Head M 36 Sweden
Helena Peterson Wife F 33 Sweden (HELMA)
Randolph Peterson Son M 11 Minnesota
Walden Peterson Son M 8 Minnesota
Mabel Peterson Daughter F 7 Minnesota
Robert Peterson Son M 4 Minnesota
Violet Peterson Daughter F 2 Minnesota
Vandel Peterson Son M 0 Minnesota (Wendell b. 07 Mar 1900 d. 17 May 1902-Alford Peterson - Hilma Vulcan - Minnesota, Deaths and Burials)

Alfred Peterson
Minnesota, State Census, 1905
Name: Alfred Peterson
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1905
Event Place: Belgrade township, Nicollet, Minnesota
Gender: Male
Age: 41
Race: White
Birthplace: Sweden
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Page: 257

Alfred Peterson
United States Census, 1910
Event Place: Osceola, Renville, Minnesota, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 46
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Birthplace: Sweden
Immigration Year: 1868
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Alfred Peterson Head M 46 Sweden
Randolph Peterson Son M 20 Minnesota
Mabel Peterson Daughter F 17 Minnesota
Robert Peterson Son M 14 Minnesota
Violet Peterson Daughter F 12 Minnesota
Allice Peterson Daughter F 3 Minnesota
Bernhard Peterson Son M 2 Minnesota


Alfred Peterson
United States Census, 1920
Event Place: Palmyra, Renville, Minnesota, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 56
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Own or Rent: Rent
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Birthplace: Sweden
Immigration Year: 1877
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Alfred Peterson Head M 56 Sweden
Randolph Peterson Son M 30 Minnesota
Walden Peterson Son M 28 Minnesota
Mabel Peterson Daughter F 27 Minnesota
Violet Peterson Daughter F 21 Minnesota
Alice Peterson Daughter F 13 Minnesota
Bernard Peterson Son M 11 Minnesota


Alfred Peterson
United States Census, 1930
Event Place: Martinsburg, Renville, Minnesota, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 66
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Father
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Birthplace: Sweden
Immigration Year: 1867
Father's Birthplace: Sweden
Mother's Birthplace: Sweden
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Waldon A Peterson Head M 38 Minnesota
Hulda C Peterson Wife F 37 Minnesota
Alfred Peterson Father M 66 Sweden

Alfard Peterson
United States Census, 1940
Event Place: Martinsburg Township, Renville, Minnesota, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 76
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Father
Birthplace: Sweden
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Last Place of Residence: Rural, Renville, Minnesota
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Walden A Peterson Head M 48 Minnesota
Hulda C Peterson Wife F 47 Minnesota
Earl H Peterson Son M 9 Minnesota
Alfard Peterson Father M 76 Sweden

Alfred Peterson
Minnesota, Deaths and Burials
Name: Alfred Peterson
Gender: Male
Death Date: 08 Oct 1942
Death Place: Martinsburg, Renville, Minnesota
Age: 79
Birth Date: 1863
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Hilma Peterson
Father's Name: Andrew Peterson
Mother's Name: Mary



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  • Maintained by: Vinje
  • Originally Created by: MN Headstone Hunter
  • Added: 22 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112738901
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Peterson (10 Sep 1863–8 Oct 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112738901, citing Hector Cemetery, Hector, Renville County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Vinje (contributor 48349860) .