Catherine Armstrong

27 January 1905–21 March 1989 (Age 84)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Armstrong was born on 27 January 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Henry Olsen, was 25 and her mother, Bena Holden, was 22. She married Lawrence Dean Petty on 23 August 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Driggs, Teton, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 March 1989, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Dean Petty
1899–1979
Catherine Armstrong
1905–1989
Marriage: 23 August 1928
Bonnie Dean Petty
1939–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 August 1928
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 3

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

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

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Story Highlight

70 71 Stories from the Biography of Samuel Bateman 1832-1881

Chapters 70-71 Mineral springs of Idaho Citation Information Author: James A. Oliver Collection Title: Biography of Samuel Bateman, 1832-1881 Collection Call Number: MSS 128 L. Tom Perry Special Col …

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Armstrong Petty in household of L Dean Petty, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Katherine Armstrong Petty in household of Lawrence Dean Petty, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Katherine Armstrong Petty in household of Lawrence Dean Petty, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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