Arthur Byron Pettingill

Male23 January 1881–25 May 1963

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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Arthur Byron Pettingill
Ernestine Muscheites
Marriage: 12 September 1912
Margaret Pettengill
Margaret Ella Pettengill

Sources (12)

  • Arthur B Pettengill in household of Emma L Patterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur B Pettengill, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Arthur Byron Pettengill, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1912Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    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 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

    Age 1

    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 22

    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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