My great-grandmother Emma Mathilda Costenson and her husband Lewis Peterson will be the next topic.
Emma was born August 28, 1879 in Galesburg, Knox Co. Illinois. The daughter of Charles & Hedda (Heddie) Johnson.
She married Lewis Peterson, born December 12, 1862, the son of Reverend Richard Peterson and Anna Sophia Engvall. I don't know when they married, but Esther Josephine Peterson (my grandmother) was born 1902 in El Campo, Wharton Co. Texas
Emma was one of 7 Children:
Not sure which of the brothers is which, however, Ida is on the left and Emma is on the right. The boys are Walter, Frank, Emil, Fred & Edd. I believe Emil is in the center between his sisters, and Edd is in back row right.