Parley Henderson Petty

9 October 1898–7 April 1964 (Age 65)
Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States

The Life of Parley Henderson

When Parley Henderson Petty was born on 9 October 1898, in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States, his father, Anderson Alexander Petty, was 36 and his mother, Amanda Cathryn Roach, was 34. He married Inez Melvina Lumley on 11 October 1926, in Temple, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States in 1900 and King Township, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 7 April 1964, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parley Henderson Petty
Nina Willie Berryman
Marriage: 14 November 1930
Ella Louise Petty
Nina Vera Petty

Spouse and Children

14 November 1930
Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States


    Ella Louise Petty



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful "oil boom".
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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.

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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Sources (3)

  • Parley Henderson Petty, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Parley H Petty, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Parley H Petty in household of Anderson A Petty, "United States Census, 1910"

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