Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Carsten Petersen, Sr. Family

Carsten Petersen, Sr. Family - Circa 1918
Carsten Petersen, Sr. Family - Circa 1918
Caption In Mildred's Album[1]
Anna      Mary    Carsten      Matilda      Chris     Minnie    Lucy
                 Cecelia                Carsten Sr.              Freida

Who's Who

Carsten Petersen Sr. (1849 – 1921)

Anna Catherine Petersen (1874 – 1955)
Mathilda Petersen (1876 – 1935)
Carsten Petersen Jr. (1882 – 1959)
Clara Marie "Mary" Petersen (1884 – 1972)
Minnie Christina Petersen (1889 – 1957)
Lucia Bertha "Lucy" Petersen (1891 – 1981)
Cecelia Margaret Petersen (1892 – 1985)
Christian Broder "Chris" Petersen (1894 – 1974)
Frieda Ida Petersen (1899 – 1985)

Story

A portrait of the Carsten Petersen, Sr. family.  Carsten, Sr.'s wife, Ida Lucia (Martensen) Petersen, and his daughter, Emma Petersen, have passed on.

Date

Circa 1918 based on the apparent age of Carsten Petersen, Sr. relative to the Circa 1905 family portrait[2]. Carsten Petersen, Sr. passed away on October 7, 1921.

Location

Platte Center, Nebraska

Biography


Notes

  1. Mildred (Brunken) Kletke shared the first picture on December 29, 2003.
  2. Carsten Petersen, Sr. moved to Platte Center, Nebraska about 1918.  Possibly this was a picture to commemorate that event.
  3. Pillips, G.W. “Past and Present of Platte County, Nebraska: A  Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement”, Volume II, 1915 page 438.