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Franklin Peterson

Male 1811 - 1901  (90 years)


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  • Name Franklin Peterson 
    Born 12 Mar 1811  South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census Aug 1850  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1 Jun 1855  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 22 Jun 1860  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    South Abington 
    Misc 16 Feb 1863  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    mentioned in his father's estate 
    Census May 1865  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    South Ward 
    Census 16 Jun 1870  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Possessions 1879  Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    property 
    Census 4 Jun 1880  South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    School St. 
    Census 13 Jun 1900  Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    277 School St. 
    • In the 1900 Census, he is listed as Single. Is that correct, or should it really say Widowed? There is no mother present in the house. Both he and his parents are listed as being from Massachusetts.
    Died 28 Oct 1901  Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: from old age, aged 90 years 7 months, 16 days 
    Person ID I7040  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Asaph Torrey Peterson,   b. 22 Mar 1779, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1863, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Betsy Bates,   b. 8 Jul 1778, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1860, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1803  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    Family ID F3288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Almira Stetson,   b. 27 Mar 1806, Pembroke, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1880, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [11, 14
    Married 10 Jan 1833  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Children 
     1. Almira Stetson Peterson,   b. 25 May 1834, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1835, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Benjamin F. Peterson,   b. Jun 1836, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920, Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     3. Almira S. Peterson,   b. 23 Jan 1842, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1879, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     4. Sarah Oldham Peterson,   b. 6 Dec 1846, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Zenas E. Peterson,   b. 27 Feb 1851, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F2739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1811 - South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jan 1833 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Aug 1850 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1855 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    South Abington - 22 Jun 1860 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsMisc - mentioned in his father's estate - 16 Feb 1863 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    South Ward - May 1865 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jun 1870 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - property - 1879 - Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    School St. - 4 Jun 1880 - South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    277 School St. - 13 Jun 1900 - Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: from old age, aged 90 years 7 months, 16 days - 28 Oct 1901 - Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Franklin is listed in the censuses as a farmer. In 1860, his farm is described in the non-population schedule.

      In 1880, Franklin is listed as a widower.

      Preliminary research on this line looks like it goes back to Plymouth in the early 1600s.

  • Sources 
    1. [S651] 1900 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Whitman; ED 1152; sheet 12; dwelling 242, family 305, 277 School Street; Franklin Peterson.

    2. [S1279] Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915, 10 July 2017; Whitman, 28 Oct 1901, Franklin Peterson.

    3. [S682] 1850 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Abington; page 413; dwelling 437, family 559; Franklin Peterson.

    4. [S1285] 1855 Massachusetts State Census, Plymouth County, Franklin Peterson; Dwelling 61, Family 87.

    5. [S683] 1860 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Abington, South Abington; page 99; dwelling 653, family 809; Franklin Peterson.

    6. [S1364] Plymouth County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1686-1881, 9 January 2018; File 15739 - Asaph T. Peterson.

    7. [S1283] 1865 Massachusetts State Census, Plymouth County, Franklin Peterson; Dwelling 27, Family 37.

    8. [S684] 1870 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Abington; page 35; dwelling 257, family 302; Franklin Peterson.

    9. [S687] U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918, 23 July 2012; Massachusetts, Plymouth, F. Peterson.

    10. [S686] 1880 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co., MA, South Abington; ED 552; page 10; dwelling 82, family 103; Franklin Peterson.

    11. [S1292] Peterson Family of Duxbury, Massachusetts, p. 25; 10 July 2017.

    12. [S1293] Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850, 10 July 2017; Abington, 4 Aug 1803, Asaph T Peterson to Betsey Bates.

    13. [S1280] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, 10 July 2017; Abington, Town Records, 1747-1856, Vol 2, 17 Jul 1803, Asaph Torrey Peterson and Betsy Bates, Marriage.

    14. [S681] Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, 1620-1850, 22 July 2012; Sarah Oldham Peterson, Abington Birth Records.

    15. [S685] Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850, 23 July 2012; Abington, Massachusetts Marriages - Franklin Peterson to Almira Stetson.


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