Alonzo Ray Petty

17 July 1887–26 October 1932 (Age 45)
Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States

The Life of Alonzo Ray

When Alonzo Ray Petty was born on 17 July 1887, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States, his father, Rev Alonzo McCallister Petty, was 26 and his mother, Ida V King, was 21. He married Nancy Louise Tedford on 8 November 1911, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Queens, New York, United States for about 5 years and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 26 October 1932, in Deering, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Deering, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Ray Petty
Nancy Louise Tedford
Marriage: 8 November 1911
Nancy Viola Petty
Rev. Alonzo Ray Petty

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Louise Tedford


8 November 1911
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


    Nancy Viola Petty


    Rev. Alonzo Ray Petty


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 4

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 13

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Petit . The name is also found in Ireland, the main branch there having been established in County Kerry in the 17th century by Sir William Petty .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alonzo R Petty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alonzo R Petty, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alonzo R Petty in household of Alonzo M Petty, "United States Census, 1910"

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