Verle Petty

5 September 1918–4 January 2005 (Age 86)
Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Verle

When Verle Petty was born on 5 September 1918, in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States, her father, William Wraph Petty, was 42 and her mother, Ellen May Ballard, was 38. She married Charles H Ely on 9 May 1937. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 4 January 2005, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles H Ely
Verle Petty
Marriage: 9 May 1937
Cheryl H Ely
William Douglas Ely

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1937
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 3
    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
    Age 23
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Petit . The name is also found inIreland, the main branch there having been established in County Kerryin the 17th century by Sir William Petty.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Verl Petty Ely in household of Charles Ely, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Verl P Ely, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"
    • Verl Petty Wolfe in household of Richard Dean Wolfe, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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