Pet Swenson

(aka) Peder Swanson

(aka) Peter Swanson

Individual

Born: Dec 1851 in Sweden

Died: ? in (unknown)

Father: ?

Mother: ?

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Petrenella Eliason (1847 – ?)

Married: Abt 1872 in ?

Child: Severin Swenson (1873 – ?)

Child: Edward Swenson (1876 – ?)

Child: John Helmer Swanson (1879 – ?)

Child: Elmira Cornelea Swanson (1883 – ?)

Child: Charles Edwin Swanson (1887 – ?)

Child: Hattie Maria "Mimmie" Swanson (1889 – 1973)

Notes:

Pet, wife Petronella, sons Severin, Edward, and John, and probably daughter Eline immigrated from Sweden in 1882, and were in Minnesota by April of that year.

Change Date

This data was last changed on 9 Apr 2009, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1885 Minnesota State Census
[applies to name, birth]
1895 Minnesota State Census
[applies to name, birth]
1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to alias, birth, marriage, notes]
1905 Minnesota State Census
[applies to alias, birth]
1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to alias, birth, marriage]
1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to birth]
Birth Record (Elmira Cornelea Swanson)
Non-certified copy. Date of filing was 27 Dec 1883. [applies to alias, birth]
Birth Record (Hattie Maria Swanson)
Non-certified copy. Date of filing was 12 Oct 1889. [applies to alias, birth]
Birth Register (Hattie Maria Swanson)
[applies to alias, birth]
Birth Registration (Charles Edwin Swanson)
Delayed registration of birth, certified by brother John H. Swanson on 23 Feb 1943. [applies to name, alias, birth]

Research Notes (source comments, unreliable information)

The 1895 Minnesota State Census gives Pet's age as 44, but it should be 43.

Both of his parents were Swedish.