Gayle Nyberg
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I really appreciate all the help given on this site. It has been so interesting reading all of your information. This is such a bizarre and interesting story. 1/21/1885 issue of the Freeborn County S + 1502 more characters
Wow, Cindy, You did a lot of research. I am going to look to see if this could be "my" Frank Peterson. It is indeed an interesting story. I will post what I find. Thanks for all of the information.
After a trip to Albert Lea, MN, I could find no record of Bob Roberts or Frank Peterson. If I decide to persue this line of research, I will try to contact the family of Emma Peterson Jewett. If anyon + 80 more characters
Reading the newspaper account it sounds like Bob Roberts is really Frank Peterson. On the 1885 Minnesota state census for Albert Lea, Freeborn County, I find Anna Peterson. She is listed as being 19 y + 1012 more characters
I found a very extensive account of this incident, that happened in 1884, in The Billings Gazette second edition (at Ancestry.com) on 12/24/1939 (Image 25 & 30). At the end of the article it states ho + 215 more characters
While searching for a Frank Peterson in Minnesota, I came across this article in the 1/21/1885 issue of the Freeborn County Standard (Albert Lea, MN) Page 2. "Bob Sullivan, who shot Bob Roberts at Mi + 1343 more characters
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