Edward E. Petit

8 April 1859–4 November 1930 (Age 71)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Edward E.

When Edward E. Petit was born on 8 April 1859, in Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph J Petit, was 47 and his mother, Catherine Moine, was 42. He married Edith Budd on 13 February 1884, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 4 November 1930, in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Edward E. Petit
Edith Budd
Marriage: 13 February 1884
Forest George Petit
Comillion Winfield Petit
Donald D Petit

Spouse and Children

13 February 1884
Wayne, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 1

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

French, Catalan, and English (mainly Leicestershire): from Old French or Catalan petit ‘small’, hence a nickname for a small person (or an ironic nickname for a big man), or for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name. This name was common among Catalan Jews. It is also established in Ireland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Petit in household of John F Hook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward Pettit, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward E Pettit, "United States Census, 1930"

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