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Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Peterson Family Cemetery

 
 
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1. Peterson Family Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

Swedish native John Peterson (1840-1925) came to the United States in 1868. His wife, Thilda (Mossberg) (1848-1912), joined him two years later. They lived in Nebraska before coming to Texas in 1872. Peterson acquired several hundred acres in this part of Tarrant County and made his living by farming the land. His granddaughter Grace (1902-1903) was the first to be buried in this cemetery plot set aside for the family. A reminder of Tarrant County's early Swedish settlements, the Peterson Family Cemetery contains a total of ten graves.
Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
 
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4001.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 32° 53.8′ N, 97° 18.825′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker can be reached from North Tarrant Parkway east of North Freeway, on the right when traveling east. The marker and cemetery are at the southwest corner of a parking lot
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on the south side of 3124 North Tarrant Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3124 N Tarrant Pkwy, Fort Worth TX 76177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Watauga Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Saginaw Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Saginaw School (approx. 4 miles away); Saginaw United Methodist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Keller (approx. 4.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Keller (approx. 4.6 miles away); Bourland Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Keller Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Peterson Family Cemetery with Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Peterson Family Cemetery with Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2022, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2022, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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