Biography of S. A. Peterson
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Peterson, S. A., was born in Fulton county, N. Y., March 18, 1844, son of William and Nancy (Riddle) Peterson. He received a district school education and was reared on his father's farm; at the age of seventeen years he came to Troy and engaged in the coal business at his present location, and he has carried on his extensive coal business since that time; his office is on the west end of Fulton street with yards adBacent. In 1872 he took in as partner George A. Packer; Mr. Packer died in June, 1896. His father died in May, 1872, and his mother in July, 1892. On April 1, 1872, Mr. Peterson married Sarah M. Mackey; one daughter was born, who died in infancy.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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