Fifth Generation


238. Ruth Willard Bailey was born on 22 May 1914 in Maine, USA.26,36,101,102 She lived in Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA in 1920.36 She lived in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA in 1930.26 Ruth lived in Dresden, Lincoln County, Maine, USA between 1935 and 1993.101 She died on 26 September 2008 at the age of 94 in Camden, Knox County, Maine, USA.102

Ruth Willard Bailey and Carl J. Peterson Jr. were married on 29 December 1996. Carl J. Peterson Jr.103, son of Carl J. Peterson and Marie , was born on 14 June 1914 in Gardner, Massachusetts, USA. He died on 6 August 2000 at the age of 86 in Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine, USA.104 He was cremated. Carl was educated bachelors degree in education in State Teachers College, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA. He was educated masters degree in education in Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. He was a teacher, principal and Superintendent of Schools in Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA. Carl was a teacher in Westfield State College. He was a Treasurer, Tax Collector and Town Clerk in Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA. He was member of Belchertown Congregational Church.

He earned a bachelor's degree in education from the State Teachers College at Fitchburg and late earned a master's degree in education from Boston University. He spent many years of his professional career wuth the Belchertown School System as a teacher, principal and Superintendent of Schools. He left the school system to teach education and administration courses at Westfield State College and eventually returned to public service in Belchertown as the treasurer, tax collector and town clerk.

Carl served for more than 55 years with the Belchertown Volunteer Fire Department, a number of those years as it's assistant chief. He was an active member of the Belchertown Congregational Church where he sang in the choir. He also served many years as a trustee for the Clapp Memorial Library.

Survived by:
four children - Carolyn R. Zalewski of Baldwinville, Mass.
Carl E. Peterson of Hingham, Mass.
Lars A. Peterson of Orlando, FL
Jane P. Moody of Garrettsville, Ohio
seven grandchildren
two great-grandsons

Predeceased by two grandchildren.

He earned a bachelor's degree in education from the State Teachers College at Fitchburg and late earned a master's degree in education from Boston University. He spent many years of his professional career wuth the Belchertown School System as a teacher, principal and Superintendent of Schools. He left the school system to teach education and administration courses at Westfield State College and eventually returned to public service in Belchertown as the treasurer, tax collector and town clerk.

Carl served for more than 55 years with the Belchertown Volunteer Fire Department, a number of those years as it's assistant chief. He was an active member of the Belchertown Congregational Church where he sang in the choir. He also served many years as a trustee for the Clapp Memorial Library.