When Aart aka Arthur Peterse was born on April 18, 1902, in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, his father, Gerrit, was 30 and his mother, Hendrica, was 23. He married Cornelia J Van Haasteren and they had one son together. He also had one son from another relationship. He died in June 1959 in Toms River, New Jersey, at the age of 57, and was buried there. Art served in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II.
Art Peters, (Aart Peterse)
Name: Aart Peters
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1902
Birth Place: Rotterdam, Holland
Residence Place: New Rochelle, West, New York
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: N E, New York, USA
Employer: Rosier A Van Haasteron Ryl, N. Y.
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5-10 1/2
Next of Kin: Cornelia J Peterse
Name: Aart Peterse
Social Security Number: 061-01-3733
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: New York
Death Date: Jun 1959
AART PETERSE TOMS RIVER -
Aart Peterse, 56, of 1100 E. Washington St., died yesterday at home. He is survived by his wife, Cornelia, a son, Gerard, Holly Village, Toms River; a brother, Joseph Peterse, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; and four grandchildren.
Mr. Peterse was born in the Netherlands and moved to Bethlehem, Pa., as a young man. He later lived in New Rochelle and Rye, N.Y., before moving here in 1946. He was a member of the Merchant Marine during World War II. For the past 11 years he has been a chef and baker at the Riverview Hotel here. Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.