Peterson, Anders Vilhelm
1845-1919

 Anders Vilhelm Peterson 1845-1919


Born 8 December 1845 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T).
Baptized 11 December 1845 in Lerbäck (T).
Died 14 June 1919 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).

Anders Vilhelm Peterson. Pedigree chart Born 8 December 1845 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T). Died 14 June 1919 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).
f Peter Andersson. Pedigree chart Born 26 April 1811 in Åtorp, Lerbäck (T).
ff Anders Persson. Pedigree chart Born 27 April 1761 in Snavlunda (T). Died 10 March 1825 in Lerbäck (T).
fff Peter Larsson. Pedigree chart Born 3 January 1739 in Bensätter, Snavlunda (T).  
 
ffm Kristina Andersdotter. Pedigree chart Born 24 December 1736 in Snavlunda (T).  
 
fm Stina Jakobsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 26 January 1773 in Bensätter, Snavlunda (T). fmf Jakob Jakobsson. Pedigree chart Born 1735 in Snavlunda (T).
 
 
fmm Helena Nilsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1735 in Snavlunda (T).  
 
m Anna Sofia Persdotter. Pedigree chart Born 20 December 1819 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T). Died 3 July 1848 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T). mf Per Persson. Pedigree chart Born 29 May 1792 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T). mff Petter Jansson. Pedigree chart Born.  
 
   
 
mm Anna Stina Persdotter. Pedigree chart Born 25 February 1802 in Lerbäck (T). mmf Per Månsson. Pedigree chart Born.  
 
   
 

Biography

Born 8 December 1845 in Ingelsby, Lerbäck (T).
Baptized 11 December 1845 in Lerbäck (T).
Died 14 June 1919 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).

A.W. Peterson grew up in Ingelsby, Lerbäck in Närke. He became a christan believer when he was 21 years old and studied at a mission school in Ahlsborg where he did very well. Later he was to become one of the pioneers of the revival in Värmland and Dalsland. In the church register you can find this remark: "He is never attending a service in the State Church. He uses a separate communion - a sectarian." People thought of A.W. Peterson as a very original preacher and around him and "Lundgren med lådan", who played and sang, there were many people at their meetings. They brought a lot of people to a personal faith. In many parts of Sweden A.W. Peterson was a well-known preacher and he even went abroad to Norway, Denmark and USA. Peterson and his family lived for a long while in Bjurtjärn in Värmland, but 8/8 1894 they settled in Mellerud, Dalsland, where he died after being ill for a long period of time in 1919.

Spouse(s) and children
Klara Gustava Lundman. Pedigree chart Born 10 August 1848 in Lyckekärret, Askersunds landsförs (T).
Baptized 18 August 1848.
Died 20 February 1933 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).
Married 15 July 1873
  Samuel Peterson. Pedigree chart
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.
  Hanna Lydia Peterson. Pedigree chart Born 19 February 1877 in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T).
Died 5 November 1961 in Mellerud, Dalsland (O).

  David Peterson. Pedigree chart Born 22 March 1879 in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T).
Died 28 December 1949 in Drammen, Norge.

  Sackeus Peterson. Pedigree chart Born 9 August 1881 in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T).

  Johannes Peterson. Pedigree chart Born 4 September 1884 in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T).

  Anna Klara Vilhelmina Peterson. Pedigree chart Born 12 February 1888 in Stensviken, Bjurtjärn (T).


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