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PETTIT (Soundex P330) — See also LOUTTIT, PETIT, PETITT, PETT, PETTET, PETTITT, PITOT, POTEAT, POTEET, TIPPETT.

  PETTIT: See also Richard Dean Arbuckle — Prelate Demick Barker — Dewey Boyce Blanton — John Pettit Borden — Walter Roy Donohoo — Adolph H. Kemper — Henry Pardee
  Pettit, Alfred — of Knox City, Knox County, Mo. Republican. Banker; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Knox County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Alvin D. (b. 1856) — of Houghton County, Mich. Born in 1856. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton County 3rd District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Charles (1736-1806) — Born near Amwell (now Mt. Airy), Hunterdon County, N.J., 1736. Secretary of state of New Jersey, 1776-78; resigned 1778; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1783-84; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1785-87. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 3, 1806 (age about 70 years). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Sarah Reed (sister of Joseph Reed (1741-1785)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pettit, Charles H. — U.S. Vice Consul in Monterrey, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Charles William — of Virginia. Mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1894-96. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Grandfather of George G. Seibels, Jr. (1913-2000).
  Political family: Pettit-Goldthwaite-Seibels family of Virginia and Alabama.
  Pettit, Curtis H. — of Hennepin County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 5th District, 1866, 1868-71. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Mrs. Edwin — of Stuttgart, Arkansas County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Eliada — of Sodus Point, Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 1st District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Francis E. — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Pettit, George — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1820-21, 1824, 1835, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, George H. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1898-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, George P. — U.S. Consul in Dusseldorf, as of 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, George W. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Henry Corbin (1863-1913) — of Wabash, Wabash County, Ind. Born in Wabash, Wabash County, Ind., 1863. Lawyer; mayor of Wabash, Ind., 1888-90; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1895-97; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1897. Presbyterian. English, Scottish, and French ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Died in Wabash, Wabash County, Ind., July 26, 1913 (age about 50 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Upfold Pettit (1820-1881).
  Pettit, Howard L. — of Ellicottville, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Cattaraugus County Republican Party, 1936-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, James — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, James — of Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich. Village president of Dexter, Michigan; elected 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Pettit, Jesse H. — of La Canada (now part of La Canada Flintridge), Los Angeles County, Calif. Postmaster at La Canada, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, John — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1816-17, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, John (1807-1877) — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Born in Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, N.Y., July 24, 1807. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1838-39; defeated, 1835, 1841; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1839-41; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1843-49; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1852; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1853-55; circuit judge in Indiana, 1855-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1856, 1864 (alternate); chief justice of Kansas territorial supreme court, 1859-61; mayor of Lafayette, Ind., 1867-71; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1871-77. Member, Freemasons. Died in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., June 17, 1877 (age 69 years, 328 days). Interment at Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Pettit, John — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County 2nd District, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, John M. — of Wabash, Wabash County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, John Upfold (1820-1881) — also known as John U. Pettit — of Wabash, Wabash County, Ind. Born in Fabius, Onondaga County, N.Y., September 11, 1820. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1844-45, 1865; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1865; circuit judge in Indiana, 1853-54, 1873-79; U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1855-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Episcopalian. Scottish and French ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Wabash, Wabash County, Ind., March 21, 1881 (age 60 years, 191 days). Interment at Falls Cemetery, Wabash, Ind.
  Relatives: Father of Henry Corbin Pettit (1863-1913).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Pettit, John W. — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Elkins, W.Va., 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Joseph — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1800-02. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Louis D. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Mrs. M. F. — of Ross, Marin County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Marshall H. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1915; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Martha E. — of Michigan; Missouri. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1974; Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976; Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Pettit, Micajah — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1799-1800, 1801-02. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Milton H. (d. 1873) — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Republican. Mayor of Kenosha, Wis., 1861-62, 1865-66, 1867-68, 1870-71; Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1872-73; died in office 1873. Died March 23, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, O. M. — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Mayor of Kenosha, Wis., 1891-94, 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Paris — of East Troy, Walworth County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Pembroke — of Palmyra, Fluvanna County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1912, 1920. Interment a private or family graveyard, Fluvanna County, Va.
  Pettit, Robert Lee — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Postmaster at Baton Rouge, La., 1936-37, 1938-43 (acting, 1936-37). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, Tamara H. — of New Cumberland, Hancock County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 1st District, 1989-; appointed 1989. Female. Still living as of 1997.
  Pettit, Thomas McKean — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1845-49. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Thomas McKean
  Pettit, W. F. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1859-60; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 16, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, William Beverly (1825-1905) — also known as William B. Pettit — Born in Virginia, October 10, 1825. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1880; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Fluvanna & Goochland counties, 1901-02. Died in Fluvanna County, Va., January 11, 1905 (age 79 years, 93 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Fluvanna County, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Arabella Emeline Spears (1831-1905).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pettit, William R. — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County 1st District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Pettit, William W. — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1864. Burial location unknown.


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