Arthur Byron Pettingill

23 January 1881–25 May 1963 (Age 82)
Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary 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

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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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Sources (9)

  • Arthur B Pettengill in household of Emma L Patterson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Petingill in household of James R Patterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Pettengill, "United States Census, 1920"

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