Hazel Irene Petty

Female31 May 1896–30 August 1966

Brief Life History of Hazel Irene

When Hazel Irene Petty was born on 31 May 1896, in Elliott, Montgomery, Iowa, United States, her father, Joshua Francis Petty, was 29 and her mother, Mae Elizabeth Sprinkle, was 21. She married Carl Roland Wood on 22 January 1916, in Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. She died on 30 August 1966, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Carl Roland Wood
1895–1987
Hazel Irene Petty
1896–1966
Marriage: 22 January 1916
Twyla Arline Wood
1916–1991
Helen Louise Wood
1926–1987

Sources (31)

  • Hazel Wood, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Hazel Wood, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Hazel Petty, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1916Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 17

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 20

    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 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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