Note: Following info. from a book held at the Salt Lake City Genealogical Library...."Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah....." pg. 1099 PETERSEN, ANDREW; (son of Peter Anderson, born 1801, and Annie Petersen of Denmark). Born Dec. 18, 1832, Viborg, Denmark. Came to Utah, Oct. l, 1866, Joseph S. Rawlins Company. Married Caroline D. Dabelstein (daughter of Henry Dabelstein and Christine M. Lyett), who was born Oct. 8, 1835, 1858, Holstein, Germany. Their children: Hans F., b. July 21, 1858, m. Mary Rasmussen, 1881; James b. Sept. 9, 1860; Annie D., b. April 4, 1863, died; Minnie C., b. July 6, 1865, m. George Brown, 1884; Andrew, b. Nov. 9, 1867, m. Maud Mills, 1892; Adam H., b. Dec. 8, 1869, m. Verdie Post, 1905; Emma b. June 16, 1871, m. Richard Redden, 1893; Eliza b. Nov. 8, 1872, m. Joshua Bates, 1894; George A. b. Jan. 24, 1874, m. Vadie Winters, 1903; Eleanor b. Aug. ll, 1867, m. John Williams, 1903; Joseph H. b. Jan. 25, 1878, m. Elenora Murdock, 1904; Frank b. Oct. 5, 1880, m. Emma Comer, 1901. Married Mary Larsen in 1888, who was born Aug. 13, 1850, in Denmark. Only child, Nephi, b. Apr. 24, 1890. Family home Wanship, Utah. Superintendent Wanship Sunday School 17 years; bishop of Wanship; president high priests quorum; missionary to Denmark and Germany 1898-1900; Veteran Danish-German War, 1864-1865; veteran Black Hawk war; guard at penitentiary. Railroad contractor Union Pacific R. R. 1868. Died Nov. 26, 1900, Wanship. Notes written by Verdie Amelia Post Petersen in 1967.......... The year Adam's father, Andrew Petersen, was in the Danish-German War was 1860. His Father was President of the High Priest Council, 1875 to 1900. Andrew Petersen worked at the State Penitentiary about 1866. He wasn't there when the prison was first opened. He was a Guard at the Prison. Andrew Petersen was sent first to Summit County (Kamas) to take charge of the same thing as State Militia. He was the Captain of the group to go and get cattle from the Indians that had been stolen by the Indians. About 1898, Adam's father went to Denmark and went to see the King. The King of Denmark pinned a medal on Andrew Petersen for his work in the Danish-German War. Andrew Petersen died 2 months after he returned home from this trip. Andrew Petersen participated in the Black Hawk War around the year 1867.