Thursday, September 4, 2014

Chris Petersen Home Place

Chris Petersen's Home Place
Chris Petersen's Home Place
Caption on Picture from Aunt Mildred's Album[1]

Who's Who

There are people on the road on this side of the house but they are way too far away to identify.

Story

In 1899, this farm was owned by Andrew Petersen as is noted in the 1899 Lost Creek Township Land Ownership Map.
1899 Land Ownership Map - Lost Creek Township (Northwest), Platte, Nebraska 

Andrew Petersen sold this land to his brother Carsten Petersen, Sr. as is noted on the 1914 Lost Creek Township Land Ownership Map.

1914 Land Ownership Map - Lost Creek Township (Northwest), Platte, Nebraska 

After Carsten Petersen, Sr. died in 1921, Chris Petersen inherited this farm as well as adjoining land as may be noted in the 1924 Lost Creek Township Land Ownership Map and hence this farm became known in the family as the Chris Petersen Home Place[2].

Date

1912 as per the label in Aunt Mildred's photograph album[1].

Location

The Chris Petersen Home Place[3] is located in Lost Creek Township on Section 9, four miles west of Platte Center, Nebraska.View aerial map with directions from Platte Center, Nebraska.

Satellite View


Notes

  1. Mildred (Brunken) Kletke shared this photograph on December 29, 2003.
  2. In 1912, the house in this picture was the home of Carsten Petersen, Jr. and his family. After, Carsten Petersen, Sr. moved to Platte Center in 1918, Carsten Petersen, Jr. and his family moved to the house on the Carsten Petersen Home Place where Carsten Petersen, Sr. had been living.  
  3. The house shown in this photograph is the same house as in the Chis Petersen House posting.