Children of Chris and Elsie Marie Petersen
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Above, Arthur, Janus and Carl Petersen, children of Chris Petersen, Sr. and Elsie Marie (Pedersen) Petersen. The above photo was taken in the early 1890's. Carl was born on June 30, 1885; Arthur on June 16, 1887; and Janus on August 5, 1889.
Below, the four Petersen brothers. Per Carl's handwritten notes on the back, this photo was taken December 28, 1906. Back row, Chris Petersen, Jr. Middle row left, Carl Petersen; middle row right, Arthur Petersen. Front row, Janus Petersen. Carl, Arthur and Janus were the sons of Chris Petersen, Sr. and Elsie Marie (Pedersen) Petersen. Chris Jr. was their older half brother, born November 24, 1879 in Denmark, the son of Elsie Marie (Pedersen) Petersen.
Above, Mary Petersen, born November 17, 1876 in Denmark, daughter of Elsie Marie (Pedersen) Petersen and older half sister of Carl, Arthur and Janus. Mary married Samuel Burlo Singleton on September 26, 1894 at Oak Hill Church in Brayton, and they later moved to Pennsylvania, where Samuel had been born.
Photos from the Carl and Christine (Andersen) Petersen photo collection.
Contributed by Cheryl Siebrass, April 2012.