Arthur Byron Pettingill

Brief Life History of Arthur Byron

When Arthur Byron Pettingill was born on 23 January 1881, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Calvin Peck Pettengill, was 27 and his mother, Ella Kendall, was 28. He married Ernestine Muscheites on 12 September 1912, in Denver, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States for about 30 years and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 25 May 1963, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Byron Pettingill
1881–1963
Ernestine Muscheites
1890–1971
Marriage: 12 September 1912
Margaret Pettengill
1916–2010
Margaret Ella Pettengill
1916–

Sources (12)

  • Arthur B Pettengill in household of Emma L Patterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Bengin Pettingill, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Arthur B Pettengill, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1882 · The Big One

On Nov 7 1882, Denver was hit with a 6.6 magnitude earthquake. It was the largest earthquake to hit in the history of Colorado.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Pettengill .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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