Mary Arnold Petty

Female14 August 1872–3 March 1965

Brief Life History of Mary Arnold

When Mary Arnold Petty was born on 14 August 1872, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, her father, Robert Edwin Petty, was 25 and her mother, Martha 'Mattie' Leona Boyd, was 19. She married John John Hartman on 14 August 1893, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 3 March 1965, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Suggs Creek Cemetery, Mount Juliet, Wilson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John John Hartman
Mary Arnold Petty
Marriage: 14 August 1893
Mirtha Hartman
Edwin Lawwill Hartman
Martha Roberta Hartman
John John Hartman Jr
Marion C Hartman
Robert Petty Lawrence Hartman

Sources (20)

  • Mary A Hartman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Arnold Pettey - Individual or family possessions: Handwritten information: birth-name: Mary A. Pettey
  • Mary A Petty, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1893Davidson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 6

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 26

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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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