Leila Petty

21 September 1918–20 November 2010 (Age 92)
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Leila

When Leila Petty was born on 21 September 1918, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Brown Petty, was 33 and her mother, Maggie Cottam, was 32. She married Edwin Carl Shipp on 6 June 1940, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in World in 1935 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 12 years. She died on 20 November 2010, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Carl Shipp
1915–2004
Leila Petty
1918–2010
Marriage: 6 June 1940
Lorene Shipp
1942–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1940
Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    Lorene Shipp

    Female1942–1943Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1928 · Fire in the Temple

Age 10

In November of 1928, there was a fire that destroyed the annex of the St. George Temple.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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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Story Highlight

Grandmother Petty & Temple Work

Th24July2014- Pioneer Day in McCammon, Idaho..... A tribute to my sweet grandmother by Norman Petty Shipp Grandmother Maggie Cottam Petty (my mother's mother) was always happy doing temple work. Sh …

Sources (3)

  • Leila Petty in household of Charles B Petty, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leila Petty Shipp in household of Edwin Carl Shipp, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leila Petty Shipp in household of Edwin Carl Shipp, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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