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George Washington PETERSON

Male Abt 1795 - 1873  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name George Washington PETERSON 
    Born Abt 1795  Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Aug 1873  Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried West Kingfield Cemetery, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Kingfield TR:
      Feb. 6, 1822: “This may certify that an intention of marriage between Mr. George Peterson and Miss Eunice Durell both of Kingfield hath been entered with me fourteen days prior to the dates hereof as published in Kingfield as the law direct. --Eden Pillsbury, Town Clerk”

      Per Kingfield TR, Feb. 8 is the actual marriage date.

      1830 Census: Maine: Somerset: Freeman:
      George Peterson:
      2 males 5 to 10;
      1 male 20 to 30;
      1 female under five;
      1 female 30 to 40.

      1840 Census: Maine: Franklin: Kingfield:
      George Peterson
      1 male under 5;
      2 males 5-11;
      1 male 11-15;
      2 males 15-20;
      1 male 40-50;
      1 female 10-15;
      1 female 20-30;
      1 female 30-40.

      1850 Census: Maine: Franklin: Kingfield:
      George W. Peterson, 54;
      Eunice H., 45;
      Rufus King, 27;
      George, 25;
      Louis B., 19;
      Horatio N., 15;
      Orin G., 13;
      Louisa R., 5.

      1860 Census: Maine: Franklin: Freeman:
      George Peterson, 68, farmer, born in ME;
      Eunice W., 65, born in ME;
      Rufus K., 37, farmer, born in ME;
      Lovisa R. Peterson, 15, born in ME.

      1870 Census: Maine Franklin: Kingfield:
      Peterson, George, 78, farmer, $180.

      West Kingfield Cemetery lists:
      Peterson, George W. d. 8-21-1873 age 78y (War of 1812 -ed)
      Eunice, wife, d. 5-17-1886 age 81y 6m
      R. K. (Rufus King) Peterson (Co. D 28 Me. Rgt. Civil War)
      1823-1912
      Lewis B. Peterson 1830-1898 (Civil War) (Husband)

      1897: “Durrell Family Gathering at Peterson Homestead. The Peterson home, once a North Freeman landmark, is not far from the point where the old narrow gauge railroad trestle bridged the road at Peterson Cut, (so called). Those in attendance were: Durrell: Alan, Frank, Harlan, Ira G., Isaac, Moses, Nathan, Stillman, and Walter. Peterson: Nelson & Rufus. Pullen; George. Stanley: Isaac.”«s17» [1]
    Person ID I7396  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2021 

    Father Abraham PETERSON,   b. 6 Sep 1745, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1818, Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Patience BAKER,   b. 14 Nov 1749, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1818, Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1768  Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eunice DURRELL,   b. Nov 1804, Leeds, Androscoggin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1886, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1822  Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rufus King PETERSON,   b. 20 Jan 1823, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1912, Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. George S. PETERSON,   b. Abt 1825, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1878, Biddeford, York, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     3. Eliza Jane PETERSON,   b. 25 Mar 1827, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1908, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Lewis B. PETERSON,   b. 1830, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1898, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Ira PETERSON,   b. 1832, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1833, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +6. Nelson Horatio PETERSON,   b. 3 Jul 1834, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1893, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     7. Orrin G. PETERSON,   b. Abt 1837, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     8. Louisa R. PETERSON,   b. 25 Mar 1845, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F2663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1795 - Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1822 - Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Aug 1873 - Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Kingfield Cemetery, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S17] A Genealogical History of Freeman, Maine 1796-1938., Thompson, George A. and F. Janet., (Heritage Books, 1996.).