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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.

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