NameBenjamin Edgar Pettit, 4C3R
Birth27 Feb 1876, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
Death23 Aug 1950, Jefferson Co., Kentucky
BurialPeach Grove, Pendleton Co., Kentucky
Notes for Benjamin Edgar Pettit
Pendleton Co., Ky birth report lists the birth of Ben E. Pettit on 27 Feb 1876, father Ben F. Pettitt, mother’s maiden name Emaline Pribble.
His death certificate records Edgar B. Pettitt, age 74, born Feb 1876 in Pendleton Co., Ky, died 23 Aug 1950 at Central State Hospital in Lakeland, Jefferson Co., Ky, residence 3224 Latonia Ave., Covington, Kenton Co., Ky, single, occupation machinist helper, father Franklin Pettitt, mother’s maiden name Emmaline Pribble, cause of death pulmonary tuberculosis, informant records of Central State Hospital, no burial information.
In the 1900 through 1930 censuses he was listed in Covington, Ky, with his sister Laura and her husband Richard Hodgetts:
1900 census of Kenton Co., Ky, Covington ward 6, enumerated 15 June, at 1607 Garrard St.:
Pettit, Benjamin, boarder, 24, b. Feb 1876, Ky Ky Ky.
1910 census of Kenton Co., Ky, Covington ward 2, enumerated 20 April, at 53 West Fourth St. :
Pettit, Benjaman E., brother-in-law, 34, b. Ky Ky Ky, machinist.
1920 census of Kenton Co., Ky, Covington ward 6, enumerated 8 Jan, at 2037 Pine St.:
Pettit, Benjamin, brother-in-law, 43, b. Ky Ky Ky, single, drill presser at machine shop.
1930 census of Kenton Co., Ky, Covington ward 5, enumerated 16 April, at 3505 Carlisle Ave.:
Pettit, Benjamin, brother-in-law, 54, b. Ky Ky Ky, single, machinist on railroad