William Pettit

17 March 1880–1953 (Age 72)
Valley Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States

The Life of William

When William Pettit was born on 17 March 1880, in Valley Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States, his father, John Wesley Pettit, was 40 and his mother, Samantha Jane Ward, was 41. He married Dora Belle Boldman on 3 May 1902, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Marion Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died in 1953, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William Pettit
1880–1953
Dora Belle Boldman
1885–1975
Marriage: 3 May 1902
Emma Marie Pettit
1902–
Edna Pettit
1903–1910
Henry Clay Pettit
1904–1990
Alberta Pettit
1908–1928
Bessie Pettit
1910–
Floyd Alvin Pettit
1912–1987
Edna Pettit
1915–
Roby Pettit
1916–2002
Ruby Mearl Pettit
1917–1998
Thelma Pettit
1920–
Glenn Pettit
1923–
Arthur Pettit
1925–1937
Eveygene Pettit
1928–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 May 1902
Ohio, United States
children

(13)

    Emma Marie Pettit

    Female1902–Female

    Edna Pettit

    Female1903–1910Female

    Male1904–1990Male

    Alberta Pettit

    Female1908–1928Female

    Bessie Pettit

    Female1910–Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Sarah A Pettit

    Female1860–1937Female

    Alberty Petitt

    Female1869–Female

    John Pettit

    Male1872–1940Male

    Male1874–1953Male

    Male1876–1949Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (especially southeastern): variant spelling of Petit .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Pettit, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Pettit, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Petit in household of John Petit, "United States Census, 1900"

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