Information on the Petermans was taken from the following sourses :
  • Family history. In particular, from Helen Land and Bud Land.
  • Births, marriages, and deaths from the civil records of the State of New Jersey, State Archives, Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Births from the New York City Archives, Chambers Street, New York City.
  • Births, marriages, and deaths from the the New York State Archives, Albany, New York
  • St Matthew's German church, Hoboken New Jersey
  • Hoboken and Jersey City Libraries for general information about Hoboken and for the Hoboken/Jersey City directories.
  • Flower Hill Cemetery, North Bergen, New Jersey
  • Federal Censuses available at the National Archives Records Administration (NARA), Varrick Street, New York City
  • 1885 and 1895 New Jersey Censuses available at the New York Puplic Library, 5th Avenue, New York City
  • 1905 New Jersey Census available through LDS.
  • Naturalization Papers available at the Court House, Jersey City, New Jersey