Vera Ottley

13 August 1914–9 April 1935 (Age 20)
Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Vera

When Vera Ottley was born on 13 August 1914, in Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Edward Ottley, was 26 and her mother, Annie Davis, was 21. She married Kenneth Pettingill on 25 November 1931, in Elba, Cassia, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 9 April 1935, in Elba, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Elba Grandview Cemetery, Elba, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Pettingill
1907–1966
Vera Ottley
1914–1935
Marriage: 25 November 1931
Kenneth Clain Pettingill
1934–2007

Spouse and Children

    Kenneth Pettingill

    Male1907–1966Male

    Female1914–1935Female

MARRIAGE
25 November 1931
Elba, Cassia, Idaho, United States
children

(1)

    Kenneth Clain Pettingill

    Male1934–2007Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Female1914–1935Female

    Female1919–1998Female

    Clifton Davis Ottley

    Male1924–1971Male

World Events (8)

1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 1

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 7

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in West Yorkshire and Suffolk, named Otley, from an unattested Old English personal name, Otta, + lēah ‘woodland’ or ‘clearing’.

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

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Story Highlight

Anne's Passing as Told by her Father Vinson F. Davis Sr.

Taken from the 1924 Journal of Anne's father Vinson F. Davis Sr. - "Aug 5 - I done miscellaneous work. Vinson, Ike and George were busy getting ready to haul a car load of coal from Corinne to the cl …

Sources (3)

  • Vera Ottley in household of Charles Edward Ottley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Vera Ottley in household of Charles Edward Ottley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Vera Ottley in household of Chas E Ottley, "United States Census, 1930"

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