Gilbert Holland Petty

2 February 1841–6 March 1927 (Age 86)
Hickman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Gilbert Holland

When Gilbert Holland Petty was born on 2 February 1841, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States, his father, William King Petty, was 29 and his mother, Emeline George, was 27. He married Missouri Adeline Dunnegan on 28 November 1866, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 March 1927, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Petty Cemetery, Pinewood, Hickman, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Holland Petty
Missouri Adeline Dunnegan
Marriage: 28 November 1866
John Petty
James Thomas Ridings Petty
Joseph Eggelston Johnston Petty
Martha Jane Petty
William Anderson Petty
Mary Adeline Petty
Norman Carter Petty

Spouse and Children

28 November 1866
Hickman, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 5

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gilbert H Petty in household of Emily Petty, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Holland Petty in household of Wm K Petty, "United States Census, 1850"
  • G H Petty, "United States Census, 1880"

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