"I was able to purchase the 1976 version of "Our Northwest Corner" from Amazon but don't know if that's the volume that has my Peterson information. There were no other titles available at this time. I look forward to hearing what…"
"The Kittson History book printed in 1976 was created by a group of people that were interested in recording the history of the county and encouraged people to write up their family history and submit it to the comittee. After the book had been…"
"This is very welcome information. I wonder why he wrote 1878 as the birth year on his WWI draft card. Does anyone know the name of the brother-in-law mentioned in the article? That information might help in tracking down his immigration record. "
"This is so good to hear. The 1875 v.s. 1878 date would be good to clear up. When you go to the MN Historical Society, could you keep your eyes open for anything about Willie's parents? I'd like to know if Willie came here alone or with his…"
"By way of explanation, you'll not find me on the Peterson tree on Ancestry. My son Christopher will be marrying Michelle Peterson (Mark Peterson, Edward William Peterson, Edward August Peterson, William and Emma Peterson) next July…"
"I see your pictures there of Emma and Willie. It looks like there's a bigger picture. Is there any way I could get a scanned copy of the larger picture? Also, curious, what makes Emma and Willie legendary? "
"I'll look on ancestry for your picture of Willie and Emma and further details. Willie has really stumped me, so I'm excited to see what you have. Do you know his birth year for sure? He reports on his WWI draft card and in census'…"
"The same person who posted his picture on Ancestry.com lists his birth as 1838 in Norway and a death year as 1888. On July 14, 1891 Edward's widow Anna was grated ownership of their homestead, Township 160 N, Range 45 W, Section…"
"I believe Anna's second husband was Charles Gustafson b. 1862 Sweden with whom she had two more children, Annie and Helga. Is also seems she applied for and was granted ownership of the homestead she had with Edward after his death. She was…"