Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson

20 Oct 1892 - 3 Oct 1973

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Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson

20 Oct 1892 - 3 Oct 1973
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Rodney Pehrson is my grandfather. My earliest recollection of fishing is with him. Most days when we went it was me, granddad, & his best friend Fred Jensen. The day would start early in his garden to dig some fresh worms. With our can of worms in our hands, we drove to Monticello Lake. We'd positio

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Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson

Married: 14 Jan 1920

Monticello City Cemetery

Monticello Cemetery Rd
Monticello, San Juan, Utah
United States

Todd Millett

May 22, 2019

Todd Millett

May 22, 2019

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Fishing with Granddad

Contributor: Todd Millett Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

Rodney Pehrson is my grandfather. My earliest recollection of fishing is with him. Most days when we went it was me, granddad, & his best friend Fred Jensen. The day would start early in his garden to dig some fresh worms. With our can of worms in our hands, we drove to Monticello Lake. We'd position ourselves on the dam side of the lake. Granddad would get my pole ready for me. Each pole was set with 2 hooks baited with fresh worms. Once I was situated with my pole, Granddad would bait his own pole and sit down next to me. Within 5 minutes, he would have a strike and more times than not, he would have 2 fish on at the same time! I began to think that something was wrong with my pole and I'd want to fish with his pole. So he would bait his pole & we would switch. 5-10 minutes later, he'd have a strike on my pole, and more times than not, he again would have 2 fish! My luck & Fred Jensen's luck was about the same. I did catch my share, but nothing compared to Granddad! Kim Burtenshaw (grandson)

Granddad's chickens

Contributor: Todd Millett Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

Most of my childhood Granddad & Grandma Pehrson averaged 60 laying hens. They sold the extra eggs and at the end of every summer, butcher some of the older hens as stew meat. Probably my favorite childhood memory with my grandparents was when we'd butcher these hens. The favored mode of slaughter was to chop off their heads. Granddad and I thought that was the funniest thing to watch the hens run around the barnyard with no heads; sometimes lasting 8-10 minutes! My sisters thought it was gross. Granddad and I just laughed and laughed. Kim Burtenshaw (grandson)

Life timeline of Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson

Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson was born on 20 Oct 1892
Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson was 16 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson was 22 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson was 37 years old when The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday", ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression. The New York Stock Exchange, is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is by far the world's largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies at US$21.3 trillion as of June 2017. The average daily trading value was approximately US$169 billion in 2013. The NYSE trading floor is located at 11 Wall Street and is composed of 21 rooms used for the facilitation of trading. A fifth trading room, located at 30 Broad Street, was closed in February 2007. The main building and the 11 Wall Street building were designated National Historic Landmarks in 1978.
Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson was 38 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson was 53 years old when World War II: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, Fat Man, is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. Thirty-five thousand people are killed outright, including 23,200-28,200 Japanese war workers, 2,000 Korean forced workers, and 150 Japanese soldiers. Nagasaki is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. The city's name, 長崎, means "long cape" in Japanese. Nagasaki became a centre of colonial Portuguese and Dutch influence in the 16th through 19th centuries, and the Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region have been recognized and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Part of Nagasaki was home to a major Imperial Japanese Navy base during the First Sino-Japanese War and Russo-Japanese War.
Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson was 65 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson was 71 years old when The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers across the USA. The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band in history. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several musical styles, ranging from pop ballads and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements and unconventional recording techniques in innovative ways. In 1963, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania"; as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, the band were integral to pop music's evolution into an art form and to the development of the counterculture of the 1960s.
Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson died on 3 Oct 1973 at the age of 81
Grave record for Rodney Sylvester B Pehrson (20 Oct 1892 - 3 Oct 1973), BillionGraves Record 31296829 Monticello, San Juan, Utah, United States