Mary Christena Wiegman (1895-1962)

Mary Christena Wiegman, daughter of John William and Elmira H. (Ross) Wiegman, was born on 22 May 1895 in De Graff, Logan, Ohio. She was living with her parents in Logan County, Ohio for the 1900, 1910, and 1920 censuses.

Raymond Oral Petty, Mary Christena’s future husband, married first Minnie Catharine Wiles on 21 December 1913 in Wayne County, Indiana. She was born on 15 September 1893 in De Graff, Logan, Ohio and died 4 April 1919.

Raymond and Minnie Catherine had the following child:

  • Beulah Marguerite Petty was born 18 August 1915 in Perry, Wayne, Indiana and died 1978.

Raymond Oral Petty and Mary Christena Wiegman were married on 16 February 1920 in Logan, Ohio. Raymond was the son of John F. and Martha Caroline “Carrie” (Haxton) Petty born on 23 August 1893 in Jefferson, Wayne, Indiana.

Raymond and Mary Christena lived in Logan County, Ohio after they were married in 1920. In the 1930 census, Raymond was a farmer and the couple had six children. Raymond and Mary Christena moved to Champaign County, Ohio before the 1940 census and Raymond continued farming.

Raymond died on 21 Jun 1958 at the age of 64 in Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery in De Graff, Logan, Ohio.

Mary Christena died on 13 July 1962 at the age of 67 in Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio. She was also buried at Greenwood Cemetery.

Raymond and Mary Christena had the following children:

  • John Ronald Petty was born 8 November 1920 at De Graff, Logan, Ohio and died 19 February 1989 in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio.
  • Herbert Milton Petty was born 27 March 1922 at De Graff, Logan, Ohio and died 13 April 1992 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio.
  • Ralph Eugene Petty was born 1 March 1926 at De Graff, Logan, Ohio and died 29 April 1979 at Springfield, Clark, Ohio.
  • James William Petty was born 1 October 1927 in Ohio and died 6 September 1951 at Sidney, Shelby, Ohio.
  • Harold M. Petty was born 22 November 1929 in Ohio and died 19 May 1975 at Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio.
  • Virginia Florense “Ginny” Petty was born 4 August 1933 in Ohio and died 18 July 2014 in Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio.
  • Richard Hayden “Dick” Petty was born 16 November 1936 in Ohio and died 28 Aug 2012, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio.

Sources:

Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003, database with images. FamilySearch.org. Citing De Graff, Logan, Ohio, FHL film 534,832. May Christine Weigman, 22 May 1895.

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, database on-line. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Registration location: Wayne County, Indiana; Roll: 1653173; Draft Board: 2. Draft Card : Raymond Oral Petty.

Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003, database with images. FamilySearch.org (http://www.familysearch.org). Miami, Logan, Ohio. Minnie C. Wiles, FHL film no. 534,832, pg. 175.

Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, database with images. FamilySearch.org (http://www.familysearch.org). Wayne, Indiana, county clerk office, FHL film no. 1,839,235. Raymond Oral Petty/Catharine Wiles, 21 December 1913.

Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, database with images. FamilySearch.org (http://www.familysearch.org). Logan, Ohio, county courthouse, FHL film no. 534,841. Raymond Oral Petty/Mary Wiegman, 16 February 1920.

U.S. federal census. Year: 1900; Location: Miami, Logan, Ohio; e.d. 0117, p. 11A.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1910; Location: Miami, Logan, Ohio; e.d. 0138, p. 5B.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1920; Location: Miami, Logan, Ohio; e.d. 198, p. 6A.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1930; Location: Harrison, Logan, Ohio; e.d. 0011, p. 4A.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1940; Location: Johnson, Champaign, Ohio; e.d. 11-11, p. 1A.

Raymond Oral Petty, Memorial #184183441, database and images online. Find-A-Grave.com.

Mary Christena Wiegman, Memorial #18418335, database and images online. Find-A-Grave.com.

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