Death1870/1874, Howard Lake, Wright Co., Minnesota
BurialHoward Lake Cem.
Marriage25 Dec 1814, Fleming Co., Kentucky
Death25 Mar 1876, Stockholm, Wright Co., Minnesota
BurialStockholm Cem., Stockholm, Wright Co., Minnesota
Birth6 Jan 1819
Death8 Jun 1897, Morrison Co., Minnesota
Birth1 Oct 1826, Greenup Co., Kentucky
Death27 Jul 1893, Yamhill Co., Oregon
Birth20 Mar 1832, Greenup Co., Kentucky
Death25 Aug 1914, Stockholm, Wright Co., Minnesota
Birth4 Aug 1842, Greenup Co., Kentucky
Death6 Jul 1901, Smith Lake, Wright Co., Minnesota
Notes for Samuel Pettit
No cemetery record exists, but a Veterans stone sits on the grave. No death date on stone, no death record in Buffalo, MN. Block 2, Lot 5
Reference Volume Entry 3181, Records of Men Enlisted In US Army Prior to Peace Establishment, May 17, 1815. It says he was 5 ft 10 in. blue eyes, dark hair dark compexion, a farmer, and 24 years old at enlistment.
Reference Bounty Land Application ordered from the National Archives.
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN By "Lieut Col John Cambell The bearer hereof "SAMUEL PETTIT" having faithfully served in the Army of the United States, and last a private in a detachment under command of CPT Josf C. Bett of the 28th Regiment United States Infantry, for the term of "during the war", for which time he engaged, he is hereby honorably discharged the service of the United States.
To prevent improper use being made of this discharge, here follows the discription of the said Samuel Pettit, five feet ten inches high, dark complexion, light hair, blue eyes and by profession a farmer. Given at Olympian Springs this 31st day of March 1815.
Federal census for 1870 in MN and Minnesota census for 1875.
Notes for Sarah Gallagher
Census records for 1820,1830,1840,1850,1860,1870 and MN census 1875.
Record of Death Wright County, MN Book A, p.16-112.
Notes for Samuel & Sarah (Family)
Fleming Co. Ky marriage register "00", p. 74, lists Samuel Pettitt m. Sarah Gallagher, 25 Dec 1814, by A.G. Houston.