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Orange Leroy Pettay
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1848
Athens County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1901
Athens County
Ohio, USA

Orange was the husband of Angeline Warehime and the father of Guy, Glen, Alice, Mary and Forest. Angeline died on March 17, 1892 after giving birth to Forest.

He served in the civil war in Co. B 9th Regiment Ohio Calvalry.

He was the son of Daniel Pettay (minister)and Margaret McWilliams and the brother of: John Wesley, Phillip McWilliams, Francis A, William R.W., Sarah E., Nancy C. and Mary N.

After Angeline died in 1892, Orange married Lucetta Fogle on January 30, 1893. They had one son Roe Paul.

He is the author of a book entitled "Five Years In Hell" about his stay in the Ohio Penitentiary. He maintained his innocence for the crime committed.
The picture at the right was taken from the book "Five Years In Hell"

His tombstone reads:
"Asleep to awake only at the sound of the trumpet"

A big Thank You to Rick for going to the cemetery and taking a photo of Orange Pettay's grave. Thank you again. 
Family links: 
  Angeline Warehime Pettay (1856 - 1892)
  Mary Pettay*
  Forest Pettay (1892 - 1911)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
Athens County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Maspeth
Record added: Mar 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107493899
Orange Leroy Pettay
Added by: RickC
Orange Leroy Pettay
Added by: Maspeth
Orange Leroy Pettay
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Rest in Peace, Orange!
- Maspeth
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013

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