Catherine Petty

13 February 1803–1 August 1877 (Age 74)
Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Petty was born on 13 February 1803, in Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States, her father, George Valentine Petty, was 35 and her mother, Lydia Harrington, was 29. She married Albert Petty on 2 June 1829, in Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 1 August 1877, in Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Petty
Catherine Petty
Marriage: 2 June 1829
Eliza Jane Petty
William George Pettey
Sarah Geraldine Petty
Lydia Isabell Petty
John Ralph Petty
Albert Augustus Petty
Heber Chase Kimball Petty
Catherine Elizabeth Petty
Mary Ann Petty
Joseph Henry Petty

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1829Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    1804 · The Twelfth Amendment
    Age 1
    With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 22
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Petit . The name is also found inIreland, the main branch there having been established in County Kerryin the 17th century by Sir William Petty.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Albert Petty, Catherine Petty, and Lucinda Haggarty Ayers Petty

    Albert Petty was born Aug. 10, 1795 in Bourbon Co. Kentucky. His father was Ralph Petty, a Baptist Minister and his mother was Isabel McClure. His father was 28 years old and his mother was 22 yea …

    Sources (27)

    • Catherine Petty in household of Albert Petty, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Cathern Pettey in entry for William George Pettey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Catharine Petty, "United States Census, 1860"

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