Ella Gertrude Petty

21 March 1875–1954 (Age 78)
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ella Gertrude

When Ella Gertrude Petty was born on 21 March 1875, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Luther Petty, was 50 and her mother, Martha M. Hitchings, was 41. She married Robert Frances Finch on 16 September 1893, in Raynham, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1954, in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Frances Finch
1876–1932
Ella Gertrude Petty
1875–1954
Marriage: 16 September 1893
Eustace Luther Finch
1894–1951
Florence May Finch
1898–1901
Robert Francis Finch
1901–1962
Owen Caleb Finch
1906–1954

Spouse and Children

    Robert Frances Finch

    Male1876–1932Male

    Female1875–1954Female

MARRIAGE
16 September 1893
Raynham, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
children

(4)

    Male1894–1951Male

    Florence May Finch

    Female1898–1901Female

    Robert Francis Finch

    Male1901–1962Male

    Male1906–1954Male

Parents and Siblings

    Luther Petty

    Male1824–1912Male

    Martha M. Hitchings

    Female1834–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ella Finch in household of C Owen Finch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ella G Finch in household of Robert F Finch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ella G Finch in household of Robert F Finch, "United States Census, 1900"

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