Date of Service: 1915
1915: John Peterson dies on duty at Hawkins Point Lighthouse on February 17th at age 75.
1915: John Peterson’s wife, Sarah E. Peterson is appointed Principal Keeper at Hawkins Point Lighthouse, MD., following the death of her husband. She served at this position for approximately 30 days.
Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org