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 William Charles Peterson

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William Charles Peterson

Birth
Germany
Death 31 Jan 1914 (aged 69)
Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Wilkin County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 115309420 View Source

William was born in Germany and immigrated to America as an 8-year old child. At the age of 19, he enlisted in Company E, Iowa 6th Cavalry Regiment, 16 Mar 1863. He mustered out on 17 Oct 1865 at Sioux City, IA. His rank was a private.

He married his first wife, Julia Klueg, about 1872 in Wisconsin. They had one daughter, Florence, born 1873 in Minnesota. Julia died in 1890. On June 29, 1892, William married Mrs. Amelia Glennon in Wilkin County, Minnesota.

Amelia (Mollie Amelia Motschenbacher) was the daughter of George and Kunegundis Motschenbacher. About 1880 she married John Glennon. John Glennon died leaving Amelia with 5 children who became William's stepchildren.

William and Amelia lived and farmed in Wilkin County, Minnesota. Together they had four children.


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