Peterson

Of Rice Lake, Wisconsin


Helmer and Elizabeth Peterson

Great Grandparents immegrated from Norway to Minnesota and eventually settled in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.

Helmer Laudius Peterson - born in Norway - 1854, Died in Rice Lake WI - 1937

Elisabeth Mary (Christianson) Peterson - born in Norway - 1860, Died in Rice Lake WI - 1947


The Peterson Boys are ready to fight in WWI

Great uncles ~ Olaf (left) Emil (seated) and Peter (right) get their picture before leaving Rice Lake, shipping off to Europe to save the world from recent German threat......


The Peterson's stand ready

Olaf, Peter and Emil ready to go their separate ways to fight the Germans in what they called, the great world war........


Peter H. Peterson 1886-1972

A true Norwegian bachelor farmer, never left Rice Lake.......


Olaf Peterson

Ready for battle.......


Cornelius 'Emil' Peterson 1888 - 1957

Great uncle Emil served in the Navy for both World War One and Two. He was the Captain of a liberty ship during World War II.......


Martha (Peterson) Starr

In Rice Lake.......


Agness Sophia (Peterson) Scott

Portrait of Agness......


Olaf

Dressed to kill.......


Olaf and wife

With his wife.........


Olaf Peterson

A portrait from Minnisota.........


Helmer and Elizabeth Peterson ~ 1925

Celebrating the birth of their most recent grand-daughter Gertrude Handstadt.........


Elizabeth Peterson

Collecting flowers in the summertime.........


Elizabeth Peterson

Elizabeth (right) walking around on the farm.........


At the farm in Rice Lake

Lined up for a photo next to the car, Emil, Martha, Arvid, Hilda, Gust and Pete.........