Seeking info on this family:
Charles Oscar PETERSON,born in Sweden in 1845,(known as C.O.).
He married Christina Adele Nelson, born in Sweden in 1851. They
were married in LaPorte,IN. in 1873. They had 4 sons in IN.
before Homesteading in Bowdle, S.D.
Robt. Chas, PETERSON born in Indiana 1875..
Around 1895, he married Isa Dora MILLER of Aberdine, S.D.
She was born in Ashland, Ohio around 1877.
Their children:Cyrus Henry, Golda, Violet, Donnelly & Wesley.
They moved to Canada in 1907.
Clarence Oliver PETERSON, born in Indiana in 1877.
Married Bessie ( Mary Elizabeth) HENDRICKSON of LeBeau, S.D.
in 1906. She born Ill. or Iowa. Her dad was Jessie Hendrickson.
Clarence was Deputy Marshall in Le Beau.
Their kids: Jessie Margaret , b: May 23, 1908. Jack, Olyve,
(who marriedRobt. PIERSON), Geneveive,Gertrude Mary. b; Feb.
4, 1916. Christina Opal, b: Sept. 23, 1917, Wynne, Beryl.
Clarence died in LeBeau in 1935.At this time, Bessie & kids moved
to Aberdeen, S.D. & later to the coast..OR? CA? I'm not sure.
Chester Owen PETERSON, born in Indiana in1879.
Married Clara A. SIEBRECHT of Selby, (or Evarts) S.D. about 1880.
Chester was a trick rider & roper with Buffalo Bill & the
Wild West Show.His saddle is in the Mobridge, S.D. museum under
the name of Cheskey.Also a Barber.
Chester died in 1918.
Children: Sibyle....died? Gertrude Mildred.b:Sept.30,1907,
d: Apr. 12, 1908.
Clifford Owen. b: Mar. 27. 1908.
Livd in Des Moines, Iowa.
Chester d: Oct. 19, 1918.
Clifford PETERSON was born in Indiana in 1881.
Moved with family to Selby, S.D. in 1883.
He was not married. He worked for a rancher in N.D.
He drowned while crossing the Missouri river at Paoli, N.D. abt. Aug. 27, 1903.
Found 4 days later. Buried in N.D. by strangers.
Walter William PETERSON, born in Bangor, S.D. in 1888.
In 1911, he moved to Centuria, Wisconsin to be postmaster there.
He married Edna FARR there. She b: Oct.10,1903.
They had 3 children: One died at birth,
The other two were Chester Robt. & Willard.
They were related to the McChesney family in Centuria.
Edna died in 1934 in Centuria. Buried in Lutheran Cemetry.
Walter & 2 boys lived with the McChesneys.
Chester Robt. drowned in Bass Lake at 13 years of age in 1941.
Edna died Nov. 2, 1934.
Walter died there May 8, 1942.
The family belonged to the Fristad Lutheran Church.
Thomas Edward PETERSON born in Bangor, S.D. in 1890.
He was married(around 1910?) & the family settled in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area.
He was a chef-caterer.
Their children were:Thomas, Janet, William, Barbara & Bruce (b: 1917?) who was killed in WW2, and Hugh.
Thomas died in an old folks home in Milwaukee.
Gertrude Emelia born in Bangor, S.D. in 1892.
She married Chas. Cheskey in 1911.
Their kids: Vernon LaRue, Orlynn Wayne, Vivienne, Dorothy,
Chas. Orlo, Florence (died young), Gloria & Cameron.
Gertrude died in 1976 in Selby, S.D.