Ole Peterson

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Ole Peterson - Funeral of Osage Civil War Vet Will Be Tuesday...
Funeral of Osage Civil War Vet Will Be Tuesday Ole Peterson, 95, Was Oldest Man in Town; 3 Children Left. OSAGE—Funeral services will be held here at the Osage Lutheran Lutheran church in charge of the Rev. Mr. Solem Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock for Ole Peterson, 95, oldest man in Osage, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bertha Larson, Saturday. Born March 8, 1841, near Stavanger, Norway, Mr. Peterson came here 86 years ago. From 1350 to 1855, he lived in Illinois, and then he came to Mitchell county and settled settled on a farm in Rock Creek township. With the exception of military service and two and one-half years spent in proving his soldier's soldier's claim in North Dakota, he since had spent his life here. He enlisted in the Seventh regiment of the Iowa cavalry Feb. 27, 1854, saw action in two engagements and was mustered out at Sioux* City Aug. 22, 1866. He was married to Elsie Iverson Iverson at St. Ansgar Aug. 2, 1867. For 18 years he operated the. parental farm in Rock Creek, then moved to Osage 53 years ago. Since his wife's death in 1927, he lived with three of his children: Mrs. Walton Worseldine, Edward Peterson and recently with Mrs. Bertha Larsen. Another daughter, Mrs. E. C. Olsen, Olsen, lives in Haddock, N. Dak. Mr. Peterson was one of Osage's three surviving Civil war veterans, veterans, Guy Kennedy and C. W, Mills OLE PETERSON being the other two. Burial will be in the Osage cemetery. DRIVER WITHOUT LICENSE FINED Belmond Man Pays $100; Permit Had Been Revoked. CLARION—Magne Rokke, stnnc mason of Belmond, was fined 3-iOO in Justice Oldham's court Saturday Saturday for operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license. Bokke

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  1. The Mason City Globe-Gazette,
  2. 21 Dec 1936, Mon,
  3. Page 35

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