Charles Pettitt

25 May 1879–2 February 1954 (Age 74)
Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Pettitt was born on 25 May 1879, in Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Pettitt, was 35 and his mother, Emily Howell, was 32. He married Louisa Chant Gillett in 1899, in Eastbourne, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 2 February 1954, in Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Charles Pettitt
1879–1954
Louisa Chant Gillett
1876–1964
Marriage: 1899
Charles Clement Pettitt
1900–1920
Alfred Ernest Pettitt
1907–
Emily Elizabeth Pettitt
1908–
Walter David George Pettitt
1914–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1899
Eastbourne, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Charles Clement Pettitt

    Male1900–1920Male

    Alfred Ernest Pettitt

    Male1907–Male

    Emily Elizabeth Pettitt

    Female1908–Female

    Walter David George Pettitt

    Male1914–2009Male

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Pettitt

    Male1843–1895Male

    Emily Howell

    Female1846–1895Female

siblings

(16)

    Elizabeth Mary Pettitt

    Female1865–1897Female

    Frederick William Pettitt

    Male1867–1962Male

    Isabel Pettitt

    Female1869–1952Female

    John Richard Pettitt

    Male1871–1939Male

    Kate Pettitt

    Female1873–1881Female

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 1

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 5

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 25

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English (especially southeastern): variant spelling of Petit .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles Pettitt in household of Frederick Pettitt, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Charles Pettitt, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Charles Pettitt, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.