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  1. Hans Frederick Petersen: Birth: 21 JUL 1858 in Heselballe, Viele, Denmark. Death: 25 DEC 1934 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT

  2. James (Jens) Monroe Petersen: Birth: 9 SEP 1860 in Heselballe, Viele, Denmark. Death: 6 APR 1940

  3. Ann Bergita Christine Dorthea Petersen: Birth: 9 APR 1863 in Frederica, Veile, Denmark. Death: 9 APR 1868 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT

  4. Berhammine Caroline Petersen: Birth: 6 JUL 1865 in Fredericia, Vejle, Jtland, Denmark. Death: 25 JUL 1962 in Coalville, Summit Co., UT

  5. Andrew Petersen: Birth: 9 NOV 1867 in Mill Creek, Salt Lake Co., UT. Death: 20 OCT 1946 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT

  6. Adam Henry Petersen: Birth: 8 DEC 1869 in Kamas, Summit Co., UT. Death: 3 MAR 1963 in Lodi, San Joaquin Co., CA

  7. Emma Petersen: Birth: 16 JUN 1871 in Kamas, Summit Co., UT. Death: 31 MAY 1947 in Coalville, Summit Co., UT

  8. Eliza Petersen: Birth: 8 NOV 1872 in Wanship, Summit Co., UT. Death: 11 JUN 1946 in Wanship, Summit Co., UT

  9. George Axsel (Axel) Petersen: Birth: 24 JAN 1874 in Wanship, Summit Co., UT. Death: 28 JUN 1955 in Wanship, Summit Co., UT

  10. Elonore Petersen: Birth: 11 AUG 1876 in Wanship, Summit Co., UT. Death: 5 MAR 1942 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT

  11. Joseph Hyrum Petersen: Birth: 25 JAN 1878 in Wanship, Summit Co., UT. Death: 12 OCT 1960 in Provo, Utah Co., UT

  12. Erastus Franklin Petersen: Birth: 5 OCT 1880 in Wanship, Summit Co., UT. Death: 14 JUL 1957 in Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Nephi Petersen: Birth: 24 APR 1890 in Wanship, Summit Co., UT.


Notes
a. 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.


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