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Bessie P. (Martin) Peterson (1872 - 1930)

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Bessie P. Peterson formerly Martin
Born in California, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1888 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 29 Aug 2019 | Last significant change: 29 Aug 2019
21:05: Jessica (Collett) Hilliard added Louis Hans Peterson (1866-1938) as spouse for Bessie P. (Martin) Peterson (1872-1930). [Thank Jessica for this]
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When Bessie P. Martin was born in July of 1872 in California, her father, Green, was 64, and her mother, Cornelia, was 33. She married Louis Hans Peterson in 1888;[1] they had five children although one died before 1900 and another before 1910.[2] She died on April 10, 1930, in her hometown at the age of 58, and was buried in Sacramento, California.[3]

Odd Fellows Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
PLOT Sec. I Tier 4 Gr 85


  1. Year: 1900; Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0036; FHL microfilm: 1240101
  2. Year: 1910; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: T624_73; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0199; FHL microfilm: 1374086
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Stockton, San Joaquin, California; Roll: 79; Page: 35C; Enumeration District: 096
  • Year: 1920; Census Place: Chico, Butte, California; Roll: T625_94; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 7
  • Year: 1930; Census Place: San Joaquin, Sacramento, California; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0101; FHL microfilm: 2339920

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