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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Leonard Layton Pettijohn
Clara Frances Brainard
Marriage: from January 1929 to December 1929
Fredda Pettijohn

Spouse and Children

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


    Fredda Pettijohn


Parents and Siblings




    Lenora L. Pettijohn


    Howard Edwin Pettijohn


    Thomas Richard Pettijohn


    Blanche Pettijohn


+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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.