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 Mary Wright <I>Cunningham</I> Petzold

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Mary Wright Cunningham Petzold

  • Birth 6 Jun 1907 Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 3 Sep 2008 Laguna Woods, Orange County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 44215818

Mary was married to Benjamin Herman Petzold, and is buried with him at Sawtelle Cemetery (aka: Los Angeles National Cemetery), in Los Angeles, CA.

~ Mary's middle name "Wright", was the last name of her mother's best friend.

SIBLINGS:
1. Claude Bentley, born 7/1/1905 in Paducah, KY, died 2/14/1989 in Valley Station, KY (pneumonia/cancer) - buried in Louisville Memorial Gardens East, Louisville, KY. (Memorial #76012366)
***2. Mary Wright, born 6/6/1907 in Mayfield, KY, died 9/3/2008 in Laguna Woods, CA (natural causes) - buried in Sawtelle Veteran's Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA. (Memorial #
3. William Dewitt "Bill", born 11/19/1909 in Paducah, KY, died 12/5/1978 in LaGrange, KY (mouth cancer)- buried in Smithfield, KY. (Memorial #15700955)
4. Marvin Woodrow "Pete", born 10/12/1912, died 6/6/1988 in Dodgeville, WI (cancer) - buried in Linden Cemetery, Dodgeville, WI. (Memorial #76038118)
5. John Spurlin "Ben", Jr., born 7/25/1914, died 7/26/1914 in Paducah, McCracken Co., KY. (he only lived a little over 12 hours)- buried in Mayfield, KY. (Memorial# 29501428)
6. Sara Virginia, born 12/1911 in Mayfield, KY, died three days later (accidently smothered) - buried in Mayfield, KY.
7. James Cox "Jim", born 10/31/1920 in Mayfield, KY, died 12/7/1966 (cancer) - buried in Smithfield, KY. (Memorial #32833715)

CHILDREN:
1. Benjamin Herman, Jr. (1927-2003)
2. Marqua Jean (1937 - 2012)
3. Nancy Elaine
4. James Frederick, Sr. (1943-2015)
~ Mary was my gramma.



  • Created by: Sandi Duncan-Douglas
  • Added: 11 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44215818
  • Darryl P. Van Rijn
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Wright Cunningham Petzold (6 Jun 1907–3 Sep 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44215818, citing Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Sandi Duncan-Douglas (contributor 46784779) .