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Betty Jean FARIS (1921–2011)





Terry Louis Linton 1971

Betty Jean FARIS (1921–2011)



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LINTON & BIRD Chronicles Volume VI, Issue 2, Summer © 2011, ISSN 1941-3521



Betty Jean FARIS (1921–2011) was the daughter of Earl FARIS (1884–1964) & Elsie Wavelet QUERRY (1889–1959).  Betty was born on January 7, 1921, in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana and died on February 25, 2011, in Capitola, Santa Cruz, Alameda County, California.

Betty in August 1942, enlisted in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) and was a World War II  Veteran,  

In 1944, Betty married Lovell Bradley "Brad" PETTY (1921–1983) the son of William Nathan PETTY (1896–1942) & Margaret May KINGERY (1900–1970). Brad was born on January 25, 1921, in  Effingham Ward 4, Effingham County, Illinois and died on July 20, 1983, in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Alameda County, California.

Brad was a World War II Navy Veteran, enlisting in the Navy before the war broke out on June 11,   1940 and was release January 15, 1948. Brad was also a Koren War Veteran Navy Warrant Officer, flying helicopters during and after the war. Brad became a high school history teacher and a horse furrier. Brad made a one man journey from Watsonville, California to Juno Alaska and back on horse back.


Lovell Bradley "Brad" PETTY (1921–1983) &  Betty Jean FARIS (1921–2011) were the grandparents of Travis Louis LINTON & Wade Farris LINTON

Alexander FARIS (1697–1770) & Margaret GILCHRIST (1699–1770) were the 5th great-grandparents of Travis Louis LINTON & Wade Farris LINTON.  Alexander was christen on October 21 1697, in Kildrummy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and died in 1770, in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.  Margaret was born in 1699, in Scotland and died in 1770 • Aberdeen,     Aberdeenshire, Scotland.


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