John Alvin Pettis

Male 1839 - 1916  (76 years)


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  • Name John Alvin Pettis 
    Born 24 Apr 1839  Russell County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 18 Sep 1862  Auburn, Lee County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 1916  [3
    Buried Mount Olive Cemetery, Bonifay, Holmes County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2533  CookFolger
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2021 

    Father Wilson Ballard Pettis,   b. 11 Sep 1807, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1876  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Sarina Emelia Ann Lock,   b. 1 Mar 1825, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1901  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1838  Russell County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Drucilla Jane Messer,   b. Abt Sep 1838, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1910  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1864  Henry County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Jesse W Pettis,   b. Abt 1860, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Charles W Pettis,   b. Sep 1861, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Silas Warren Pettis,   b. 29 Jul 1874, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph Pettis,   b. 12 Feb 1877, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Annie A Pettis,   b. Jul 1879, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Allie M Pettis,   b. Jan 1882, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1839 - Russell County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - War Between the States - 18 Sep 1862 - Auburn, Lee County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1864 - Henry County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Olive Cemetery, Bonifay, Holmes County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S802] “Florida Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1885–1995,” FamilySearch, (www.familysearch.org : accessed 26 March 2016), John Alvin Pettis.

    2. [S354] “Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Alabama,” digital images, Fold3 , (www.fold3.com : accessed 11 Jul 2021), Pvt. J. A. Pettus, Co. D, 45 Alabama Infantry; citing NARA microfilm M311, roll 417.

    3. [S12] Find A Grave, database and images, (http://www.findagrave.com : accessed 29 December 2018), memorial no. 112,437,897, John Alvin Pettis (1839–1916), photograph by Aymee Cranford-Weaver; citing Mount Olvie Cemetery, Bonifay, Holmes County, Florida.

    4. [S522] Alabama, “Alabama County Marriages, 1809–1950,” images, FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 26 March 2016); Russell County, Alabama, Marriages, 1834–1846, p. 259, W.B. Pettis to Sarah Ann Amelia Lock, 22 March 1838.

    5. [S522] Alabama, “Alabama County Marriages, 1809–1950,” images, FamilySearch, (www.familysearch.org : accessed 24 December 2015); Henry County, Alabama, Marriages 1822–1868, p. 466, John A. Pettis–Decella Jane Elmore, 14 August 1864.


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