Individual Record 3096

Name}   Peterson, Owen Rumel Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 13 Nov 1912 Place} Eureka, Juab, Utah
Marr.: Date} Fam 30 Nov 1952 Place}       ,       , Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Fam 13 Nov 1988 Place}       ,       , Utah
Burial: Date} Aft 13 Nov 1952 Place} Timpanogos Memorial Gardens, Oren, Utah, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1854=Genealogy
Source 2} 1857=1920 USA cen
Source 3} 1858=1930 USA cen
Source 4} 1859=1940 USA cen
Source 5} 865 = Military rec
Source 6} 1860=City directory
Source 7} 1735=S.S. record
Source 8} 759 = Cemetery rec
Source 9} 1784=Cemetery rec
Source 10} 
Parents: } Niels Alma Peterson & Annie Sophia Walker
   Relationship No.} 145
1st Household No.} 760 = Eureka, Juab, Utah
      Occupation 1} Miner
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Hooks, Iona Sarah
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Owen Rumel Peterson was born 13 Nov 1912 in Eureka, Juab, Utah.  He was the sixth child of Niels Alma Peterson and Annie Sophia Walker.  His brother Karl Alma was born in 1901, and sister Verda in 1904 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  His brother Laurence was born in 1905, brother Francis Leon in 1907, and sister Clara Peterson in 1910, all in Eureka.  His two younger siblings, born in Eureka, were Zella in 1915, and Vernon LeRoy in 1917.  His father Niels was a stationery engineer for the mines.

In late 1918, the Peterson family moved to Provo, Utah, Utah.  In the 1920 U.S. census, the family was living at 358 4th Street South, Provo Ward 2.  They owned their house with a mortgage, and his father Niels was an engineer for the Union Pacific railroad.  The children were Karl, 18, Verda, 16, Laurence, 14, Leone, 12, Clara, 9, Owen, 7, Zella, 5, and Vernon, 2.  Owen's last sister Elayne was born in Provo.

In the 1930 U.S. census, the Peterson family was living at 358 4th Street South, Provo.  They owned their house, valued at $3,000. and owned a radio set.  Owen's father Niels was a solicitor for a correspondence school.  The children at home were Lawrence, 24, solicitor for a correspondence school, Clara, 19, stenographer for a wholesale warehouse, Owen, 17, Zella, 14, Vernon, 12, and Elaine, 9.

In the 1940 U.S. census, the Peterson family was living at 444 N. First West, Provo.  The children at home were Owen, 28, a laborer for the mines, Vernon, 23, a laborer for the railroad, and Elayne, 19, a stenographer for the county.  Owen had completed one year of high school.  The 1941 Provo, Utah, City Directory lists Owen as a miner living in the family residence.

On 12 Nov 1943, Owen enlisted in the U.S. Army in Los Angeles, California.  His civil occupation was listed as "plumbers, gas fitters, and steam fitters", and he had completed one year of high school.  The 1944 Provo, Utah, City Directory lists Owen and his brother Vernon, as members of the U.S. Army.  They are both listed at the family residence, which is now at 102 W. 10th North, Provo.

Owen married Iona Hooks Ford on 30 Nov 1952, probably in Provo, Utah, Utah.  They had no children of their own.  Iona had a daughter, Loretta Ford, from her prior marriage.

In the 1955 and 1977 Provo, Utah, City Directory they are listed as living at 691 E. 600 North, Provo, Utah.

Owen died 13 Nov 1988, place unknown.  Iona died 30 Nov 1988 in Provo, Utah, Utah.  They are buried in the Timpanogos Memorial Gardens, Orem, Utah.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Owen R. Peterson Owen R. Peterson
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Owen as child and as adult
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 1 yr   or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Army                           for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 15 May 2016
Date Created}  26 Dec 2015
Copyright © 2016 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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