Peterson Family Buried at Forest Cemetery

George W. Peterson and his wife Alice S. Adams

Buried at Forest Cemetery in Middletown, Delaware

 

    

GEORGE W.

PETERSON

1841-1916

ALICE S.

WIFE OF

GEORGE W. PETERSON

1859-1934

[1]George W Peterson issued marriage license on 15 December 1895 in the state of Delaware. Payment of two hundred dollars was made by George W. Peterson and John R. Gallagher on said date for the marriage license. This was issued for the marriage between George W. Peterson and Alice S. Adams.

 

[2]1900 United States Federal Census from the state of Delaware, County of New Castle and town of Middletown shows George W Peterson as head of household married, white, male, was born March 1841 in New Jersey, both of his parents were born in New Jersey. It also shows that his occupation was listed as a Black Smith; he owns his home and he was 59 years of age at the time of this census. Alice Peterson listed as wife to head of household, married, white, female, was born September 1860 in Maryland, both of her parents were born in Maryland. It also shows she was the mother of one child and said child is living, her occupation was listed as a dress maker; she was 39 years of age at the time of this census. Minnie A Peterson listed as adopted daughter to head of household, single, white, female, was born Dec 1884 in Pennsylvania, both of her parents were born in Pennsylvania. It shows no occupation; she was 16 years of age at the time of this census. Marion Nock is listed as boarder to head of household, single, white, female, was born Dec 1884 in Maryland, both of her parents were born in Maryland. It shows that her occupation was Millinery train; she was 25 years of age at the time of this census.

[3]1910 United States Federal Census from the state of Delaware, County of New Castle and town of Middletown shows George W Peterson as head of household, married, white, male, he was born in New Jersey, both of his parents were born in New Jersey. It also shows that his occupation was listed as Black Smith; he owns his home mortgage free, he was 69 years of age at the time of this census and in his current mirage for 14 years. Alice M Peterson listed as wife to head of household, married, white, female, she was born in Maryland, both of her parents were born in Maryland. Her occupation was listed as Merchant Retail with dry goods she was 49 years of age at the time of this census and in her current marriage for 14 years. Goldie I. Vashell listed as boarder to head of household, single, white, female, she was born in Delaware, both of her parents were born in Delaware. It also shows that her occupation was listed as Saleslady; she was 17 years of age at the time of this census. Pearl H. Guessford listed as boarder to head of household, single, white, female, she was born in Delaware, both of her parents were born in Delaware. It also shows that her occupation was listed as Saleslady; she was 20 years of age at the time of this census.

[4]1920 United States Federal Census from the State of Delaware, County of New Castle and town of Middletown on East Main Street Alice S Peterson is listed as head of household, widowed, white, female, she was born in Maryland, both parents were born in Maryland. It also shows her occupation as Proprietress at Electrical store; she was 60 years of age at the time of this census.

[5]Certificate of Death in Middletown, New Castle County, State of Delaware. George W. Peterson date of birth May 17, 1916 in New Jersey, no occupation listed. Parents are Jeremiah Peterson born in New Jersey and Dawn R??? born in New Jersey. Male, white, married. Date of death May 17, 1916, his age at the time of death was 75 years. Cause of death is listed as Angina Pectoris. Burial is listed Middletown, Delaware in Forest Cemetery, date of burial May 20, 1916. The informant listed Mrs. A. S. Peterson.

 

[1]Delaware, Marriage Records, 1744-1912 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 9 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.  Dover, Delaware: Delaware Public Archives. Record Group #RG 1325; Subgroup #003; Series#004.

[2] 1900 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 9 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Anetry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Roll: 157; Page 8A; Enumeration District; 0063; FHL microfilm; 1240157. National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.

[3]1910 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 9 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Middletown, New Castle, Delaware; Roll: T624_146; Page: 5A Enumeration District: 0095; FHL microfilm:1374159. NARA microfilm publication T624,1,178 rolls.

[4] 1920 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 9 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Middletown, New Castle, Delaware; Roll: T625_204; Page:7A; Enumeration District: 171; Image:425. NARA microfilm publication T625,2076 rolls.

[5]Delaware Death Records 1811-1933 Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 9 April 2017) Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010. Original data: Delaware, Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm, Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

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