Oscar Alexander Petterson1

#20226, b. 1860, d. 1 February 1908
  • Father: Andres Petterson

Individual's Timeline

Birth1860Oscar Alexander Petterson1
Marriage18 November 1881Oscar Alexander Petterson1
Death1 February 1908Oscar Alexander Petterson2

Primary events

  • Birth: Oscar Alexander Petterson was born in 1860 in Holmstrand, Norway.1
  • Marriage: He married Emma Ellen King, daughter of William King and Elizabeth Larn Teasdell, on Friday, 18 November 1881 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, when they were 21 years ~&~ 18 years, 5 months and 25 days old. certificate shows that Oscar's father was Andres PETTERSON, a shipwright. Information from Yarmouth Mercury says that Oscar was born in Norway and died in an accident at sea when the trinity ship detonated a barge full of TNT.1
  • Death: Oscar died on 1 February 1908 in ship 'Argus' (Aged 48 years, worked back from recorded birth date).2

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Oscar was a sailor.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: In 1901 Oscar Petterson, a married man of 41, born in Norway but a British subject, is on the St Nicholas Lightship as an AB. There is also a David KING as another member of the crew, who is a lamplighter. This may be a co-incidence, as Emma does not have a brother David..

Children of Oscar Alexander Petterson and Emma Ellen King

Citations

  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, KING      Emma Ellen            Yarmouth      4b     11.
  2. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, First name(s)      Oscar A
    Last name      Petterson
    Gender      Male
    Birth year      1859
    Birth date      1859
    Birth place      Naturalized British Holmstrand Norway
    Death year      1908
    Death date      1 Feb 1908
    Age      49
    Vessel name      Argus
    Departure port      -
    Series      BT 334
    Box      0045
    Page      16
    Record set      Deaths at sea, 1781-1968
    Category      Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Record collection      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      Great Britain.
  3. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com
  4. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, page 13.
  5. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, page 8.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, page 3.
  7. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, page 10.
  8. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, page 26.
  9. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, page 35.