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Robert Vance Peterson

Robert Vance Peterson

Male 1894 - 1970  (75 years)

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  • Name Robert Vance Peterson 
    Born 21 Oct 1894  East Fallowfield Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  East Fallowfield Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    50164W. IrvinPetersonheadmalewhiteJan 185842married13PennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniafarmer
    51164Emma A.PetersonwifefemalewhiteMar 186436married1333PennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
    52164Charles T.PetersonsonmalewhiteJul 188613singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
    53164Leo I.PetersonsonmalewhiteJul 18909singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
    54164Robert T.PetersonsonmalewhiteOct 18945singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=800d_926   
    Census 1910  Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    38284EmmaPetersonheadfemalewhite186446married2533PennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    39284Charles T.Petersonsonmalewhite188723singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvanianone
    40284Leo I.Petersonsonmalewhite189119singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniareamer works machinist
    41284Robert V.Petersonsonmalewhite189515singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniareamer works apprentice
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=zd97_927   
    Census 1920  Pine Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    LnHholdGivenSurnameRelationGenderRaceBirthDateAgeStatusBirthPlaceBirthPlace
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    4013Emma A.Petersonheadfemalewhite186456widowPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaUS Mail Carrier
    4113Leo I.Petersonsonmalewhite189228singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaUS Mail Carrier
    4213Robert V.Petersonsonmalewhite189525singlePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniamachinist
      Transcript ID is  dbid=9999&iid=4z8r_928   
    Census 1940  Linesville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    6648Robert V.Petersonheadmalewhite189545marriedPennsylvaniaundertaker
    6748Mrs. ClaraPetersonwifefemalewhite189743marriedPennsylvania
    6848Dr. Geo.Williamsonfather-in-lawmalewhite186773widowedCanadaretired physician
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    Died 9 Sep 1970  Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • cause of death: cerebral thrombosis
    • from a scrapbook at the Linesville Historical Society:
      Ex-county Treasurer Is Dead
      Former Crawford County Treasurer Robert V. Peterson, 75, of 213 Conneaut St., Linesville, died Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 9, 1970, at Spencer Hospital, where he had been hospitalized eight days.
      Peterson served as county treasurer from 1958 to 1962. In 1958 he also was elected to a two-year term as chairman of the Crawford County Republican Committee. He served as a jury commissioner from 1962 until resigning for personal reasons early in 1963. Prior to being elected treasurer he had served as deputy register and recorder, being named to the position in 1952 by then register and recorder Forest L. Knapp.
      Mr. Petersen was born in East Fallowfield Township Oct. 21, 1894, a son of Irvin and Emma Douds Peterson. He lived in Linesville 50 years. From 1920 to 1945 he was a Linesville funeral director in the business now owned by Thurman M. Houghton. Prior to that he was paymaster at Reed Manufacturing Co., Erie.
      He served a four-year term as a member of Linesville Borough Council and was a borough committeeman from 1930 to 1948.
      Mr. Peterson was a longtime member of the board of directors of Linesville Farms and Merchants Bank, now the Linesville office of Pennsylvania Bank and Trust Co., serving from 1938 until his death.
      He was a member and past master of Pine Masonic Lodge of Linesville, Scottish Rite Bodies of Erie, Crawford County Shrine Club, Zem Zem Shrine of Erie and Royal Arch Chapter of Albion; Linesville Odd Fellows, Linesville Grange and Linesville United Presbyterian Church, was a past president of Pymatuning Lake Assn. and was active in several sportsmen's organizations.
      His wife, the former Clara Bell Williamson of Warren, whom he married Oct. 10, 1934, died Sept. 20, 1959.
      Surviving are two nieces and three nephews: Mrs. Charles (Marian) Murphy of Meadville, Mrs. John (Jeanette) Marks of Pittsburgh, Willard Peterson of Kansas City, Kan., Neil Peterson of Norwalk, Ohio, and Richard Peterson of Issaquah, Wash.
      Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thurman M. Houghton Funeral Home, Linesville. Other arrangements are incomplete.
    Buried 12 Sep 1970  Linesville Cemetery, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section X, Lot 71, Grave 5
    Peterson, Robert Vance and Clara Bell Williamson
    Peterson, Robert Vance and Clara Bell Williamson
    Robert - 1894 to 1970
    Clara - 1896 to 1959
    Plot: Section X, Lot 71, Grave 6
    Notes 
    • from the December 20, 1922 issue of the Linesville Herald:
      Robert V. Peterson has returned from Philadelphia where he has been attending Eckles Sanitary Science and Embalming School, having his diploma from school and license from State Board.
    Person ID I36891  Local Families
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 

    Father William Irvin Peterson,   b. Jan 1858, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Emma Ann Douds,   b. 7 Mar 1864, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1949, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married About 1887 
    Divorced divorced 
    Family ID F5131  Group Sheet

    Family Clara Bell Williamson,   b. 29 Apr 1896, Harborcreek, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1959, Linesville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1934  Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F5132  Group Sheet