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Elias Steele Pettijohn
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1848
Huntsville
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1938
Winter Haven
Polk County
Florida, USA

The son of Thomas Pettijohn and Charity Wisbey; married Sarah Elizabeth Hughes 6 July 1873 in Minnesota. Their children: Thomas Lyle Pettijohn, Mary (Mrs. Mark L. Wildes), Kate Frances (Mrs. Burton Elmer Wildes), Fred Pettijohn, Sr., Earl Pettijohn, Lyle Pettijohn and Clyde Hughes Pettijohn, Sr.

This is from THE BOOK OF MINNESOTANS dated 1907--no copywrite.

"PETTIJOHN, ELIAS S ...Deputy State treasurer; born at Huntsville, Illinois, Feb 1, 1848; Son of Thomas and Charity (Wisbey)Pettijohn; Educated in public schools of Nicollet County, Minnesota; St Peter High School; State Normal School, Mankato, Minnesota. Taught school in Nicollet County for 2 years and in St Peter for 3 years, acting as county superintendent of schools; While at St Peter; filled position Auditor Nicollet County, 14 years; Was cashier First National Bank, St Peter, 10 1/2 years; Has been deputy state treasurer since January 7, 1901, Also secretary and treasurer and director of Good Homes Land Co.

Republican, Member of Masonic Order, Knights of Pythias. Married at Nicollet Co. 1873 to Miss Elizabeth S. Hughes. Recreation: Literature. Office: State Capitol. 2314 Langford Ave., St Paul."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Pettijohn (1825 - 1897)
  Charity Melissa Wisby Pettijohn (1829 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth "Sarah" Hughes Pettijohn (1855 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas James Pettijohn (1874 - 1931)*
  Mary Pettijohn Wildes (1876 - 1931)*
  Fred Pettijohn (1881 - 1958)*
  Earl Pettijohn (1884 - 1970)*
  Lyle L Pettijohn (1887 - 1971)*
  Clyde H Pettijohn (1900 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elias Steele Pettijohn (1848 - 1938)
  Louis M. Pettijohn (1849 - 1863)*
  Mary A. Pettijohn (1854 - 1863)*
  Jane Pettijohn Tyler (1855 - 1930)*
  Carrie Charity Pettijohn Utter (1859 - 1916)*
  Emeline J Pettyjohn Utter (1860 - 1909)*
  Lydia Lillian Pettijohn (1862 - 1863)*
  Thomas A. Pettijohn (1868 - 1869)*
  Amos T Pettijohn (1870 - 1870)*
  William J Pettijohn (1875 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Cemetery
Winter Haven
Polk County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: JMeister
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49577560
Elias Steele Pettijohn
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Elias Steele Pettijohn
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