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
1882–1951
Zula Pearl Duckworth
1904–1996
Marriage: 10 November 1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 November 1944
Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Alexander Duckworth

    Male1873–1938Male

    Laura Belle Ridings

    Female1879–1938Female

siblings

(10)

    Lessie Grace Duckworth

    Female1898–1922Female

    Male1901–1966Male

    Female1904–1996Female

    Lewis Duckworth

    Male1906–1995Male

    Mary Jane Duckworth

    Female1909–1910Female

+5 More Children

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.
1929

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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