Schuyler County, Illinois

James Peterson

Newspaper: Unknown

October, 01, 1968

James Peterson died Saturday at Home in Hersman (October 1, 1958)
James Peterson, the son of Robert and Susan Queen Peterson, was born January 17, 1867 in Schuyler County, Ill. He died at his home in Hersman Sept. 27, 1958.
On March 24, 1902, he was married to Amanzella Welty at Rushville, Ill.
He attended the Holiness church and was baptized a number of years ago. The past couple of years he has been confined to his home.
Surviving to mourn the loss of their loved one are, his wife, who tenderly cared for him; his eight children, Mrs. Audrey Wear, Mrs. Florence Cumberland, Mrs. Lois Bullard and Wilson Peterson of Mt. Sterling; Lloyd Peterson, Liberty; Mrs. Dorothy Rankin, Loraine; Mrs. Emma Reische, Monmouth; and Ernest Peterson, Hersman. He also leaves 18 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his five brothers, John, George, William, Fred and Manual and a sister, Sarah.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 Monday at the Rounds Funeral chapel, Rev. Phillip Anderson officiating. Mrs. Lucy Parlier sang, accompanied by Mrs. C. R. Baumgartner. Casket-bearers were Orville Welty, Robert Welty, Amos Peterson, Cleo Peterson, Dan Perry and Loren Curtis.
Burial was in the Hersman cemetery.

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