Oscar Lindgren Peterson & Atlanta (Adams) Peterson with one of their children.
Photo courtesy of Leola Foster.
"This is a page from the Peterson-Grandfield Genealogy book. The book was compiled in the late 1940s, proofed and contributed to by a large number of the family members that attended an annual picnic in Wichita, Kansas, each August." -- Leola Foster.
Oscar Lindgren Peterson
Born - December 26, 1868. He was born three months after his father's death. The following year his mother married her husband's brother. The family moved West of Wichita, Kansas in 1870 and homesteaded a quarter section. He was deaf from birth and attended school at Beloit, Kansas. He married Atlanta Adams who also attended the same school. He filed a claim in Oklahoma and lived on this farm until his death on Oct. 16, 1943. A few months later she died. Two children were born to this marriage.
Atlanta D. Adams was the daughter of Johnson M. Adams and Elizabeth (Owens) Adams.
Greenville "Green" Adams, brother of Atlanta Adams.
Thanks to Leola Foster for contributing the above photo and information to this web site!
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