Monroe Jasper Pettis

Male 1855 - 1924  (68 years)


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  • Name Monroe Jasper Pettis 
    Born 8 Apr 1855  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Monroe was likely born in 1855. His death certificate has a birth year of 1850. Records created in his younger years indicate c. 1855. His sister, Martha Eliza, was about a year older and brother Wilburn W. about a year younger in all the family census enumerations. Martha Eliza's age is consistent in census records with a birth year of 1853/4. Her birth year is likely incorrect on her headstone by one year.
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Mar 1924  Washington County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Kent Cemetery, Washington County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I2612  CookFolger
    Last Modified 25 Apr 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  [3
    Family ID F830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 1 Elsy Mary Wiggins,   b. Abt 1855,   d. Aft 1880  (Age ~ 26 years) 
    Married Abt 1878 
    Children 
     1. William Calvin Pettis,   b. 2 Sep 1878, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1928, Alford, Jackson County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Eliza Ann Pettis,   b. Aug 1880, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lonnie Pettis,   b. Abt 1882, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife 2 Sarah Elizabeth Hendricks,   b. 8 Dec 1853, Henry County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1923, Alma, Washington County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Perry Cleveland Pettis,   b. Apr 1888, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Johnny I Pettis,   b. Oct 1890, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary F Pettis,   b. Nov 1892, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Apr 1855 - Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Mar 1924 - Washington County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S674] Florida, “Florida Deaths, 1877–1939,” database with images, FamilySearch, (www.familysearch.org : accessed 11 August 2019); death certificate images, Monroe Jasper Pettis, 1924, cert. no. 4853.

    2. [S12] Find A Grave, database and images, (www.findagrave.com : accessed 25 April 2021), memorial no. 20,726,384, Monroe Jasper Pettis (1850–1924), photograph by Time Traveler; citing Kent Cemetery, Wasington County, Florida.

    3. [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.


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