suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Peterson
Given names: 
Mrs Mary
Given address: 
Athol Place
Sheet No: 46
Town/Suburb: 
Central Dunedin
City/Region: 
Dunedin
Notes: 

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Mary Ann was born about 1865 in Ireland and was married to Peter Peterson, a seaman.

She was probably the Mary Ann Power that married Peter Peterson in 1887 in New Zealand.

They had several children and when Mary signed the suffrage petition the family were living in Athol Place, Dunedin.

Peter died in 1925 and Mary died on 19 August 1939, the are buried in the family grave in the Andersons Bay Cemetery.

Sources

BDM online NZ https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/

DCC Cemetery Records http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-search

Otago Nominal Index http://marvin.otago.ac.nz

Papers Past https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

Click on sheet number to see the 1893 petition sheet this signature appeared on. Digital copies of the sheets supplied by Archives New Zealand.

How to cite this page

'Mrs Mary Peterson', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/mrs-mary-peterson, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 25-Aug-2020

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