Farmer Chresten C. Petersen
- Født: 2 Maj 1864, Stenlille Sogn, Holbæk Amt, Denmark
- Ægteskab: Maren Kirstine Petersen den 9 Mar. 1888 i Pine Creek Baptist Church
- Død: 26 Jun. 1937, Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA i en alder af 73 år
Konfirmeret i Stenlille Sogn 6. oktober 1878. Hans navn var Christen Pedersen,
så mellemnavnet Carl må han selv have tilføjet i USA.
29 June 1937, Humboldt Republican
C.C. Pedersen Of Humboldt Died Sat. Morn at Home Here
Funeral services for C.C. Pedersen of Humboldt were held
Monday afternoon, June 28, at the local Baptist church,
the Rev. A Peterson officiating. Burial was in Union cemetery,
with Hopley-Lindhart in charge.
Surviving him are his wife, who was born Christina Pedersen,
and five children, Mrs. Soren Pedersen of Belmond,; Mrs. John Madsen
of Arnold; Harvey of Almont; Leslie of Denison; and H.J. of Des Moines.
There are eleven grandcildren. One great great-grandchild preceded
him in death.
Mr. Pedersen died at his home here Saturday morning. He had been
in failing health for a number of years, but until three weeks ago had
been able to be up and around. He was seventy-three years, one month
and twenty-two days old.
He was born in Sheland, Denmark, May 2, 1864, and came to Independence,
Iowa, at the age of nineteen. When twenty-three, on March 9 he married
In 1912 the family moved to Humboldt, and has lived near Arnold or Humboldt
since then. Mr.Pedersen was a storekeeper in Arnold for a number of years.
(Arnold was a very small town in northcentral Humboldt County. It started as
a stage coach/post office - became a town about 1900 - church, creamery,
businesses, railroad depot, grain elevator. The old elevator was burned down
a year or two ago; there is nothing left to show the location of Arnold.)
Chresten blev gift med Maren Kirstine Petersen, datter af Peter Jensen og Ane Marie Hansen, den 9 Mar. 1888 i Pine Creek Baptist Church. (Maren Kirstine Petersen blev født den 20 Jun. 1867 i Brændholt, Ugerløse Sogn, Holbæk Amt, døbt den 15 Sep. 1867 i Ugerløse Kirke og døde den 5 Feb. 1942 i Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, USA.)