NameRichard Thomas Pettit, 3C4R
Birth15 Jun 1832, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
Death31 Jan 1912, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio
Marriage5 Feb 1857, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
SpouseMary Elizabeth Abernathy
Birthabt 1837, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
Death31 Jul 1895, Covington, Kenton Co., Kentucky
Birth9 Sep 1861, Falmouth, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
Death10 Feb 1941, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio
Birth1866, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
BirthDec 1869, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
Birth13 Nov 1872, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
Death8 Jan 1942, Covington, Kenton Co., Kentucky
Birth30 Mar 1878, Falmouth, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
Death12 Jan 1947, Campbell Co., Kentucky
Notes for Richard Thomas Pettit
His death certificate records Richard T. Pettit, age 79 years 7 months 16 days, born 15 Jun 1832 in Ky, died 31 Jan 1912 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio, widowed, father Absalom Pettit, mother’s maiden name Elizabeth Hart, both born in Ky, cause of death cerebral hemorrhage, informant J. W. Cason, burial in Linden Grove Cem.
Notes for Mary Elizabeth Abernathy
Her death certificate from Covington, Kenton Co., Ky, records Mary E. Pettit, age 58, married, died 31 July 1895, cause of death phthisis pulmonalis, residence Linn St., #74, burial in Linden Grove. (The city of Covington had death certificates of its own before state recording began, but they did not ask about parentage or birth data other than age at death.)
Notes for Richard Thomas & Mary Elizabeth (Family)
Pendleton Co., Ky marriage records list the marriage on 5 Feb 1857 of R. T. Pettit, age 23, and Mary Abbernathy, age 19, both born in and residents of Pendleton Co.
1860 census of Kenton Co., Ky, Covington ward 2, enumerated 11 June, lists on p. 97 as household #572/701:
Richard Pettit, 27, commission merchant; Mary, 22; Elizabeth, 7; James, 5. All born in Ky.
Elizabeth and James are children of Richard and his first wife Nancy.
1870 census of Pendleton Co., Ky, Falmouth, taken 1 June, lists on p. 408 as family #38:
Pettit, R.T., 38, carpenter; Mary E., 33; S.E., 14 (female); James, 11; Hattie E., 5; Lee, 3; L., (female), 5/12, b. Dec; Joseph J., 31, blacksmith.
"S.E." is probably the daughter listed as Elizabeth age 7 in 1860. The ages for Hattie and James are quite different than the 1880 census, so the age for S.E. may be off too.
1880 census of Pendleton Co., Ky, Falmouth, enumerated 11 June, lists on pp. 25-26 as family #16/234
Pettit, Richard, 47, carpenter; Mary, 42, wife; Hattie, 18, dau, clerk; Lee, 14, son; Lucy, 10, dau; Mary, 7, dau; Walker, 2, son; James, 25, son; Coleman, Chattie (f), 20, servant, cook. All born Ky Ky Ky