Laura Evans

Brief Life History of Laura

Laura Evans was born on 25 April 1808, in Whitestone, Queens, New York City, New York, United States. She married Ira Pettingell on 5 February 1823, in Oriskany, Whitestown, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Richland, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States in 1865 and New Haven, Oswego, New York, United States in 1870. She died on 24 January 1872, in New York, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Ira Pettingell
1806–1870
Laura Evans
1808–1872
Marriage: 5 February 1823
Henry L Pettingell
1826–1862
Elijah Pettingill
1828–1914
Simon Pettingell
1830–1864
Susan Elizabeth Pettingell
1832–1884
Electa E Pettingell
1835–1903
Clara Amelia Pettingell
1838–1913
Charles M. Pettingell
1842–1845

Sources (6)

  • Electa Pettingale in household of Ira Pettingale, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Laura Pettingill in household of Ira Pettingill, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Laura Pettengill in household of Wesley Fiske, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (7)

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1816

Historical Boundaries 1816: Oswego, New York, United States

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Welsh: derivative of Evan , from Efan, Ifan, medieval forms of Ieuan (from Latin Johannes, the source of English John), dating from c. 1500, with the post-medieval patronymic suffix -s. Welsh Sion was a separate borrowing of English John, and Evan (Ieuan) and Sion developed as independent names.

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

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