Anna Gertrude Hays

18 October 1904–6 November 1998 (Age 94)
Corning, Clay, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Anna Gertrude

When Anna Gertrude Hays was born on 18 October 1904, in Corning, Clay, Arkansas, United States, her father, Rutherford Benjamin Hays, was 24 and her mother, Bertha Albertie Lawson, was 21. She married Lawrence Warner Petty on 23 December 1929. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Kilgore Township, Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died on 6 November 1998, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Warner Petty
1903–1988
Anna Gertrude Hays
1904–1998
Marriage: 23 December 1929
Freddie Petty
1932–1932
Lucille Arzella Petty
1934–2017
Elsie Ilene Petty
1937–2003
Ellen Louise Petty
1940–1996
Lawrence Warner Petty
1942–1942
Robert Alvin Petty
1944–1946
Jerry Leon Petty
1947–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1929
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1904–1998Female

    Henry C Hays

    Male1910–Male

    Ava Ellen Hayes

    Female1920–2014Female

    Female1925–1985Female

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 2

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 
1929

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Hayes 1–4.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Girtie A Hays in household of Releford Hays, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Gertie Petty, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Hayes in entry for Robert Alvin Petty, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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