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Rufus King PETERSON

Male 1823 - 1912  (89 years)


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  • Name Rufus King PETERSON 
    Born 20 Jan 1823  Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Oct 1912  Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts, 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 “Some Civil War Soldiers of Northwestern Maine, M-Z” complied by Barbour:
      “Rufus King Peterson was born in 1823 in Kingfield, the son of George and Eunice Peterson and brother of Lewis. He lived with his parents in Kingfield in 1850 and 1860. He enlisted from Kingfield in Company D, 28th Maine Infantry, on Oct. 100, 1862, and was mustered out on Auust 31, 1863. In 1870 he was a laborer and lived with the family of Charles Pillsbury in Kingfield. In 1880 he lived in Freeman with his mother, and he applied for a pension in 1885. He is listed in Kingfield on the 1890 Veterans Schedule. He died on October 6, 1912, in Chelsey, MA, and is buried in the West Kingfield Burial Grounds, with his parents and brother.”

      1870 Census: Maine: Franklin: Kingfield:
      Peterson, Rufus K., 35, farm laborer, born in ME.
    Person ID I7400  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2022 

    Father George Washington PETERSON,   b. Abt 1795, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1873, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F2663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1823 - Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 1912 - Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Kingfield Cemetery, Kingfield, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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