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b. 12 Jun 1836 in New York, NY, the son of John and Mary (KURFIS) PETERSON
m. 12 May 1864 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL
d. 8 May 1923 in Rockford; bur. in Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford
Eliza Anne VIBBARD
b. 18 Feb 1844 in Rockford, the daughter of John Thomas and Phebe (SCOTT) VIBBARD
d. 14 Sep 1913 in Rockford; bur. in Greenwood Cemetery
George Peterson grew up on
the docks of New York City, migrating west to Rockford in 1854, as a young
man. He was a machinist by trade, becoming a successful businessman, the
owner of a manufacturing plant, and a prominent citizen of the community.
Children of George and Eliza Peterson:
From Greenwood Cemetery,
Gravestone of George and Eliza
|Jennie Peterson||George Peterson||John Peterson|
|Mary Kurfis||Christian Kurfis|
|Eliza Vibbard||Thomas Vibbard||Leonard Vibbard|
|Betsey Klumph||John Klumph|
To be added - check back
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|Genealogy of Stephen R.
Moore - Family Page of George Peterson and Eliza Vibbard
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