Selma Estelle Lumpkin

13 September 1910–25 September 2000 (Age 90)
Texas, United States

The Life of Selma Estelle

When Selma Estelle Lumpkin was born on 13 September 1910, in Texas, United States, her father, Robert Calvin Lumpkin, was 48 and her mother, Lena Virginia Matthews, was 31. She married William Onis Petitt on 31 August 1929, in Jefferson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1935 and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 September 2000, in Montgomery, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Conroe, Montgomery, Texas, United States.

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William Onis Petitt
Selma Estelle Lumpkin
Marriage: 31 August 1929
Marie Arnell Petitt

Spouse and Children

31 August 1929
Jefferson, Texas, United States


    Marie Arnell Petitt


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 4

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Lamb 1 and 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Selma Pettitt in household of William O Pettitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Selma Petitt in household of Henry W Petitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Selma Lumpkins in household of Robt C Lumpkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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