Leonard Layton Pettijohn

5 September 1897–22 August 1958 (Age 60)
O'Neill, Holt, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Leonard Layton

When Leonard Layton Pettijohn was born on 5 September 1897, in O'Neill, Holt, Nebraska, United States, his father, Edwin Lovebee Pettijohn, was 25 and his mother, Lydia Robertson, was 26. He married Clara Frances Brainard from January 1929 to December 1929, in Holt, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Stuart, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Cleveland, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 22 August 1958, in Harrison, Sioux, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Layton Pettijohn
1897–1958
Clara Frances Brainard
1896–1993
Marriage: from January 1929 to December 1929
Fredda Pettijohn
1929–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
from January 1929 to December 1929
Holt, Nebraska, United States
children

(1)

    Fredda Pettijohn

    Female1929–2009Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1897–1958Male

    Lenora L. Pettijohn

    Female1898–Female

    Howard Edwin Pettijohn

    Male1899–Male

    Thomas Richard Pettijohn

    Male1901–Male

    Blanche Pettijohn

    Female1913–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of French Petitjean .2 English: variant spelling of Pettyjohn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Layton Pettijohn in household of Edward L Pettijohn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Layten Pettyjohn in household of Edwin L Pettyjohn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Layton Pettijohn in household of Edward L Pettijohn, "United States Census, 1920"

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