John Baker PETERSON

Male 1815 - 1901  (86 years)


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  • Name John Baker PETERSON 
    Born 17 Aug 1815  Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Sep 1901 
    Buried Webster Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On March 25, 1840, Benjamin Trask,, Jr. of Kingfield, sells 20 acres of land in Freeman to J. B. Peterson of Freeman.

      On May 29, 1848, John B. Peterson and his wife, Ellen B. Peterson, of Freeman, sell land in Freeman to William Weymouth, Kingfield.

      1850 Census: Maine: Franklin: Wilton:
      John B. Peterson, 35, farmer, $1050,
      Ellen, 31, born in ME;
      Henry, 22, farmer, born in ME;
      Clarinda, 19, born in ME.

      1860 Census: Maine: Franklin: Wilton:
      John B. Peterson, 35, farmer, $3,000, $772, born in Kingfield, ME;
      Ellen B., 41, mistress, born in North Yarmouth, ME;
      John W., 6, born in Wilton, ME.

      1870 Census: Maine: Franklin: Farmington:
      Peterson, John B., 54, farmer, $3000, $2000, born in ME;
      Ellen B., 51, keeping house, $150, born in ME;
      Walter J., 15, farm laborer, born in ME;
      Ross, Valentine, 62, hunter & trapper, $700, $4000, born in ME;
      Ross, Isabel V., 21, house keeper, born in ME.

      1880 Census: Maine: Franklin: Farmington:
      Peterson, John B., 64, farmer, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Peterson, Ellen B., 60, wife, keeping house, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Walter J., 25, son, farmer, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Abbie, 23, daughter, assists in keeping house, born in ME, father and mother born in ME.

      1900 Census: Maine: Franklin: Farmington:
      Peterson, John B., head, Aug. 1815, 84, married for 58 years, farmer, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Ellen B., wife, Mar. 1818, 82, married for 58 years, has had one child, still living, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Walter J., son, Oct. 1854, 45, married for 23 years, farm laborer, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Abby J., daughter in law, Aug 1856, 43, married for 23 years, has had 2 children, 1 still living, born in ME, father and mother born in ME;
      Nellie E., granddaughter, Mar 1884, 16, single, born in ME, father and mother born in ME, at school.

      Abstract of the will of John B. P=eterson
      State of Maine
      Franklin, Probate Office

      "I, Frank W. Butler, Register of the Probate Court in and for said County, hereby certify that the last will and testament of John B. Peterson late of Farmington in said County, deceased, was proved, approved and allowed by the Judge of Probate for said County, at a Court held at Farmington, on the 18th of February 1902 and that the following is a true copy of so much of said will as devised Real Estate in the County aforesaid.
      "First, I give and devise to my beloved wife, Ellen B. Peterson for and during the term of her natural life all my real estate of every name and nature wherever found and however situated with all the apputenances thereto belonging for and during the term aforesaid, an after the death of my said beloved wife, I desire that the same descend to my son Walter J. Peterson."
    Person ID I7268  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2018 

    Father Charles Kent PETERSON,   b. 28 May 1792, Jay, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1882, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Hannah TRASK,   b. 25 Nov 1797, Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1891, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1815  Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2245  Group Sheet

    Family Eleanor "Ellen" B. ROSS,   b. 6 Mar 1819, North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1907  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1841  Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Walter John PETERSON,   b. Oct 1854, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F2628  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1815 - Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1841 - Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Webster Cemetery, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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