Anna Gertrude Hays

Brief Life History of Anna Gertrude

When Anna Gertrude Hays was born on 18 October 1904, in Corning, Randolph, 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 4 daughters. She lived in United States in 1949 and Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States in 1950. She died on 6 November 1998, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Marshfield, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Warner Petty
Anna Gertrude Hays
Marriage: 23 December 1929
Freddie Petty
Lucille Arzella Petty
Elsie Ilene Petty
Ellen Louise Petty
Ellen Louise Petty
Lawrence Warner Petty
Robert Alvin Petty
Jerry Leon Petty

Sources (12)

  • Anna Gertrude Petty, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Annie Gertrude Petty, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"
  • Mrs Gertie Petty, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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

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. 


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

English: variant of Hayes .

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

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