Amanda Pettibone

November 1850–1909 (Age 58)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Amanda

When Amanda Pettibone was born in November 1850, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Daniel Pettibone, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Adelaide Fuller, was 29. She married Hollis B Drake on 31 March 1869, in Dodge, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States for about 45 years. She died in 1909, at the age of 59, and was buried in Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hollis B Drake
Amanda Pettibone
Marriage: 31 March 1869
Nellie Edith Drake
Fred E. Drake
Maude Drake
Arthur H Drake

Spouse and Children

    Hollis B Drake



31 March 1869
Dodge, Wisconsin, United States




    Maude Drake


    Arthur H Drake


Parents and Siblings



    Charles Alex Pettibone


    Oliver. F Pettibone



World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 4

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 16

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Petitbon, a nickname composed of the elements petit ‘small’ + bon ‘good’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Amanda S Pettibone in household of Daniel Pettibone, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Drake in household of Hollis Drake, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Drake in household of Hollis Drake, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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