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Theodore Irvin Pettis
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1918
Beulah
Mercer County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1977
Ione
Pend Oreille County
Washington, USA

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Theodore I Pettis
Age: 1 3/12
Estimated birth year: 1918
Birthplace: North Dakota
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head of house: son
Home in 1920: Spring Vale, Oliver, North Dakota
Address: farm
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's birthplace: Nebraska
Occupation: none
Siblings living at home: Mabel T (age 11), Mildred C (9), Evelyn F (8), and George E (5)
Census place: Spring Vale, Oliver, North Dakota; Roll: T625_1337; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 524
Date: 24 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Theodore I Pettis
Age: 11
Estimated birth year: 1919
Birthplace: North Dakota
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: son
Home in 1930: Ione, Pend Oreille, Washington
Address: Houghton Street
Marital status: single
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Fathers' birthplace: Wisconsin
Mothers' birthplace: Nebraska
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Evelyn F (age 18), Elmer G (16), Thelma L (9), Verne B (2 5/12), and Vivian M (10/12)
Census place: Ione, Pend Oreille, Washington; Roll: 2509; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 404.0
Date: 7 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Theodore Pettis
Age: 21
Estimated birth year: 1919
Birthplace: North Dakota
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1940: Mullan, Shoshone, Idaho
Marital status: single
Highest grade of school completed: high school 1 year
Living on farm: no
Home owned or rented: rented
Monthly rental: $3
City of residence in 1935: Ione, Pend Oreille, Washington
Resident on farm in 1935: no
Occupation: miner
Industry: lead & zinc mine
Salary or wage worker: wages
Number of weeks worked in 1939: 4
Amount of money wages or salary: $80
Has other income of more than $50: yes
At work during week of March 24-30: yes
Number of hours worked: 40
Census place: Mullan, Shoshone, Idaho; Roll: T627_753; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 40-23
Date: 2 Apr 1940

He worked in the Forest Service after graduating from college (part-time during college); he was in the U.S. Army and was a postal worker.

He married Evelyn Marie Pecnick 27 Nov 1949 in Ione, Pend Oreille, Washington.

Children:
(1) Ted Pettis
(2) Terry Pettis
(3) Tim Pettis.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Albert Pettis (1887 - 1962)
  Kittie Mae Hagelbarger Pettis (1888 - 1983)
 
 Siblings:
  Mabel Theo Pettis Sanger (1908 - 1957)*
  Mildred Caroline Pettis Edwards (1910 - 1992)*
  Evelyn Fern Pettis Bergman (1912 - ____)*
  George Elmer Pettis (1914 - 1975)*
  Theodore Irvin Pettis (1918 - 1977)
  Thelma Lorraine Pettis Bloom (1920 - 2010)*
  Verne Benjamin Pettis (1927 - 2011)*
  Vivian Mae Pettis Irish (1929 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Theadore I Pettis
SGT US Army
World War II
Oct 2 1918 - Aug 7 1977
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Ione
Pend Oreille County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Richard Rhode
Originally Created by: NW Mountain Man
Record added: May 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37303032
Theodore Irvin Pettis
Added by: EJ Wilhelmson/CA Gutierrez
 
Theodore Irvin Pettis
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Theodore Irvin Pettis
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
 
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