Individual Record 30

Name}   Pettit, George H. Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Cir 1847 Place} Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey
Marr.: Date} Exa 20 Oct 1868 Place} Manhattan, New York, New York     (Link)
Death: Date} Aft 1876 Place}  
Burial: Date}   Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 128 = Letter
Source 2} 1274=Marriage rec
Source 3} 1272=Birth record
Source 4} 1271=Phone book
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Parents: } Thomas Pettit and Leah Brown
   Relationship No.} 32
1st Household No.}  
      Occupation 1} Boatman
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Corey, Sarah E.
 Total Number of} Unknown
Notes:  George Pettit was born about 1847 in Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey.  His parents were Thomas Pettit and Leah Brown.  He had a younger sister Mary Francis as identified with the same parents in her birth record.  George married Sarah E. Corey in Manhattan, New York on 20 Oct 1868.  No census record has been found for the couple in 1870.  They had a daughter, Frances Lydia Pettit, born 5 Oct 1875 in Newark, New Jersey.  Their daughter was raised by William and Mary Nichols, and later the Bowens.

Two city directory entries are found for a George H. Pettit.  In 1872, he was living at 78 Ferry, Newark, New Jersey, as a boatman.  In 1884, he was living at 45 Jewett Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey, listed as a deckhand.  No death record has been found for George Pettit.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
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Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
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Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 31 Jan 2013
Date Created}    1 Jan  1992
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