Peterson, Samuel
1874-1958

 Samuel  Peterson 1874-1958


Born 4 July 1874 in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T).
Died 7 April 1958 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).
Buried 15 April 1958 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).

Samuel Peterson. Pedigree chart Born 4 July 1874 in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T). Died 7 April 1958 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).
f Anders Vilhelm Peterson. Pedigree chart Born 8 December 1845 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T). Died 14 June 1919 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).
ff Peter Andersson. Pedigree chart Born 26 April 1811 in Åtorp, Lerbäck (T).
fff Anders Persson. Pedigree chart Born 27 April 1761 in Snavlunda (T). Died 10 March 1825 in Lerbäck (T).
ffff Peter Larsson. Pedigree chart Born 3 January 1739 in Bensätter, Snavlunda (T).
fffm Kristina Andersdotter. Pedigree chart Born 24 December 1736 in Snavlunda (T).
ffm Stina Jakobsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 26 January 1773 in Bensätter, Snavlunda (T). ffmf Jakob Jakobsson. Pedigree chart Born 1735 in Snavlunda (T).
ffmm Helena Nilsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1735 in Snavlunda (T).
fm Anna Sofia Persdotter. Pedigree chart Born 20 December 1819 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T). Died 3 July 1848 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T). fmf Per Persson. Pedigree chart Born 29 May 1792 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T). fmff Petter Jansson. Pedigree chart Born.
 
fmm Anna Stina Persdotter. Pedigree chart Born 25 February 1802 in Lerbäck (T). fmmf Per Månsson. Pedigree chart Born.
 
m Klara Gustava Lundman. Pedigree chart Born 10 August 1848 in Lyckekärret, Askersunds landsförs (T). Died 20 February 1933 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O). mf Erik Johan Lundman. Pedigree chart Born 8 February 1819 in Läggesta, Askersunds landsförs (T).
mff Erik Lundman Jönsson. Pedigree chart Born 8 January 1793 in Vedermödan, Snavlunda (T).
mfff Jonas Lundman. Pedigree chart
mffm Kerstin Persdotter. Pedigree chart
mfm Maja Andersdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1792.  
 
mm Eva Maja Nilsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 2 August 1811 in Sagersta, Askersunds landsförs (T). mmf Nils Olofsson Seger. Pedigree chart Born.
 
 
mmm Stina Persdotter. Pedigree chart Born.  
 

Biography

Born 4 July 1874 in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T).
Died 7 April 1958 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).
Buried 15 April 1958 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).
Samuel Petersson was born in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T) in 1874 as the first child of A.W. Petersson. His father was a very well-known lay-preacher in Värmland and one of the great pioneers of the free churchly movement there. Samuel went in 1893 to USA, where he was converted at meetings in a newly formed congregation in Lynn, Boston. He eventually returned home to Sweden again, but in 1899 he went to USA to study at the Chicago Theological Seminary to become a pastor. After three years of study he graduated and met as a newly-fledged pastor his wife to be, Ida Seaquist.They married on the 28th of April 1903 in Minnesota and Samuel served as pastor in several congregations as Flensburg, Freedhem, Randall, Little Falls and Lake City. In 1908 he accepted an invitation from Mellerud, Sweden, to come and serve as a pastor there and the family moved the same year to Sweden. Samuel became a well-known pastor in Dalsland and Värmland. Samuel moved in 1920 to Limhamn, Malmö with his family, which now consisted of 8 persons including the two children born in USA: mom, dad, five girls and a boy. Samuel stayed in Malmö until he was retired. He passed away in 1958 almost 84 years old and is buried in Limhamn.



Spouse(s) and children
Ida Sofia Larsson (Seaquist-Peterson). Pedigree chart Born 20 October 1879 in Bråten, Varnum (S).
Died 31 October 1967 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).
Ida Sofia was the 7th child of the family. She was born in Bråten in the parish of Varnum 1879-10-20. She went to America in 1900 och came to know Samuel Peterson, who had been studying at the Chicago Theological Seminary to become a pastor. They married on the 28th of April 1903 in Minnesota and Samuel served as pastor in several congregations (Flensburg, Little Falls, Lake City etcetera). In 1908 he accepted an invitation from Mellerud, Sweden, to come and serve as a pastor there and the family moved to Sweden the same year. With the children, who were born in America, the family consisted of 8 persons altogether, mom, dad, five girls and a boy. Ida and Samuel moved to Limhamn, Malmö, where Samuel served until he was retired. Ida died 1967-10-31 88 years old and is buried in Malmö..
Married 28 April 1903 in Minnesota, USA
  Ester Cardia Martinsson. Pedigree chart Born 20 February 1904 in Minnesota, USA.
Died 18 January 1984 in Göteborg (O).
Ester Samuel-Martinsson was born in 1904 in Minnesota, USA, where her father was a pastor for some years. Ester's family moved to Mellerud, Sweden in 1908 and at that time the family was expanded with a son, Clarence. Ester was married on the 1st of November 1931 to the businessman Markus Martinsson. They had two daughters, Maj and Gun. Ester died in 1984 in Gothenburg, where she even is buried.
  Klarence Jakeus Peterson. Pedigree chart Office employee.
Born 16 May 1907 in Lake City, Minnesota, USA.
Died 7 March 1972 in Malmö (M).
  Annie Viola Henryd. Pedigree chart Born 23 September 1910 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).
Died 24 January 1998 in Trollhättan (O).
Annie was born in 1910 as number three in the family of Samuel and Ida Peterson in Mellerud, Dalsland. She went to school there but the family moved to Malmö when she was ten years old and when she ended school she worked in a haberdasher's shop for a while. Annie met her future husband, Henry Henryd, in Malmö, where he served as a pastor in one of the churches belonging to Sv. Missionsförbundet, Betlehemskyrkan, in Malmö. They married in 1931 and moved to Lit in Jämtland and then to Söderhamn in Hälsingland. During this time the family's three children were born, Karin, Lars and Anita. They grew up in Sollefteå in Ångermanland and Ljungby in Småland, where Henry served as a pastor. After their residence in Ljungby Henry and Annie moved back to Norrland, this time to Härnösand, where Henry served as a superintendent of the district of Västernorrland. When pensioned Henry and Annie moved to Trollhättan, where Annie was living until she died in 1998. Like her husband she is buried at the cemetery of Håjum in Trollhättan.
  Maja Bjurler. Pedigree chart Born 19 April 1914 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).
Died 4 May 2001 in Stockholm.
  Greta Samuel. Pedigree chart Born 26 October 1916 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).
Died 22 January 2004 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).
Buried 6 February 2004 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).
  Kajsa Högberg. Pedigree chart Born 19 October 1919 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).
Kajsa was the youngest child in the family and only one year old when her parents in 1920 moved to Limhamn, Malmö, in Skåne, Sweden. Since her father Samuel was a minister at the church of Svenska Missionförbundet in Limhamn, she was early practising singing and music. She met her man to be Per Högberg when visiting her sister Annie in Sollefteå. After the marriage Kajsa moved to Sollefteå and settled down with Per. Soon there were children coming: Ulla-Karin, Per-Arne and Agneta. Like her husband Per she was engaged in the music at the church and was an organist and pianist for many years. She even worked together with Per in the sho shop for a considerable long time. Kajsa is still living in Sollefteå, where even her daugher Agneta lives.


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