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Rudolph and Nora Peterson
Husband's Full Name: Rudolph Peterson
Husband's Place of Birth: Forest City, IA
Husband's Father's Name: Andrew Peterson
Husband's Mother's Name: Anna Peterson
Husband's Siblings' Names: Wilhelm, Peter, Adolph, Anna, Theodore. John
Aunt and Uncle who raised him: Nils and Marit Hovey
Wife's Full Name: Nora Rogness Peterson
Wife's Place of Birth: Manfred, ND
Wife's Father's Name: Nikolai Rogness
Wife's Mother's Name: Everina Lunderness Hauge
Wife's Siblings' Names: Selma, Elvina, Lars, Martha Olsen, Sophie Opdahl, Ole, Anna Hager, Elvin, Ellen Staaleson, Lars
Child's Names: Lowell (Loretta Vanackeren)
Grandchildren: Kathleen, Debbie and Kelly
Rudolph. Peterson was born May 6, 1895 in Forest City, IA. He moved to Tuttle at the age of 10. He was a nephew of Nils and Marit Hovey, according to 1910 Census. They were Marie Hovey's parents. Rudolph grew up near Tuttle. Nora met Rudolph when he was playing in a dance band.He played the violin, Mary Rogelstad played the piano and Oscar Melby played clarinet. They often played for S/N functions.
He married Nora Rogness in Harvey June 6, 1925. Mr. Peterson was a mechanic in Manfred. He had attended Hansen Mechanical Trade School in Fargo and served in World War I.