Verle Petty

Brief Life History 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 lived in Reno Township, Washoe, Nevada, United States in 1940. 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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Charles H Ely
Verle Petty
Marriage: 9 May 1937
Cheryl H Ely
William Douglas Ely

Sources (16)

  • Verl Wolfe, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Verl P Ely, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"
  • Verl P Wolfe, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

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.


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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