Edley Perry 'Pete' Spurrier

27 October 1934–24 July 1989 (Age 54)
Nugent, Jones, Texas, United States

The Life of Edley Perry 'Pete'

When Edley Perry 'Pete' Spurrier was born on 27 October 1934, in Nugent, Jones, Texas, United States, his father, Lewis Edley Spurrier, was 23 and his mother, Rosa Byancie Willis, was 19. He had at least 1 son. He lived in Jones, Texas, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 7 Dayton, Eddy, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died on 24 July 1989, in Pampa, Gray, Texas, United States, at the age of 54.

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Edley Perry 'Pete' Spurrier
Lewis Edley Spurrier

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens

Age 6

Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 15

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of spurs, from an agent derivative of Middle English spore, spure ‘spur’.

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

Story Highlight


On July 19, 1989, Barbara Kochendorfer, 27, and Mary Rains, 28, both of Garden City KS, were murdered. Each of the women worked in convenience stores in Garden City. They were abducted from their resp …

Sources (3)

  • Edley Perry Spurrier in household of L E Spurrier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Edley P Spurrier in entry for Lewis E Spurrier, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Edley Perry Spurrier in entry for Mr David Mark Spurrier, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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