Zula Pearl Duckworth

16 February 1904–January 1996 (Age 91)
Ivanhoe, Fannin, Texas, United States

The Life of Zula Pearl

When Zula Pearl Duckworth was born on 16 February 1904, in Ivanhoe, Fannin, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph Alexander Duckworth, was 30 and her mother, Laura Belle Ridings, was 24. She married Dan Kliner Usery on 10 November 1944, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1910 and Bennington, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died in January 1996, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Dan Kliner Usery
Zula Pearl Duckworth
Marriage: 10 November 1944

Spouse and Children

10 November 1944
Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Alexander Duckworth


    Laura Belle Ridings




    Lessie Grace Duckworth




    Lewis Duckworth


    Mary Jane Duckworth


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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Duckworth Fold, in the borough of Bury, Lancashire, which is named from Old English fūce ‘duck’ + worÐ ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Zula P Duckworth in household of Joseph A Duckworth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zula P Duckworth in household of Joseph A Duckworth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zoola Duckworth in household of Joe Duckworth, "United States Census, 1910"

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