Elizabeth May Petree

19 February 1884–5 February 1980 (Age 95)
Princess Anne, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth May

When Elizabeth May Petree was born on 19 February 1884, in Princess Anne, Virginia, United States, her father, William Clayton Petree, was 31 and her mother, Anne Elizabeth Williamson, was 28. She married Vernon Tazewell Land on 4 June 1913, in Princess Anne, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Kempsville Magisterial District, Princess Anne, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Norfolk City Voting Precinct 26, Norfolk, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 5 February 1980, in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vernon Tazewell Land
Elizabeth May Petree
Marriage: 4 June 1913
Margaret May Land
Anne Virginia Land
Ruth Vernon Land
Vinton Tazewell Land

Spouse and Children

4 June 1913
Princess Anne, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Clayton Petree


    Anne Elizabeth Williamson




    Luther Ottma Petree


    Helen Maud Petree





    William Walter Petree


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 10

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 25

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Petrie .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bettie P Landon in household of Vernon T Landon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bettie Land in household of Vernon T Land, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bettie M Land in household of Vernon T Land, "United States Census, 1920"

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