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Louisa Cornelia Wright Pettis
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1846
Massena
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1920
Hampton
Franklin County
Iowa, USA

Extract from the 1850 Census:
Name: Louisa Wright
Age in 1850: 3
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: New York
Race: white
Gender: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1850: Massena, Saint Lawrence, New York
Occupation: not listed
Siblings living at home: Hannah E (age 10), William (8), and Alfred (6)
Census place: Massena, Saint Lawrence, New York; Roll: M432_591; Page: 388; Image: 496
Date: 27 Sep 1850

Extract from the 1860 Census:
Name: Louisa Wright
Age in 1860: 13
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: New York
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1860: Norfolk, Saint Lawrence, New York
Post office: Norfolk
Occupation: not listed
Siblings living at home: William (age 18) and Alfred (16)
Census place: Norfolk, Saint Lawrence, New York; Roll M653_852; Page: 347; Image: 352; Family History Library Film: 803852
Date: 1 Aug 1860

Extract from the 1870 Census:
Name: Louisa Pettis
Age in 1870: 22
Estimated birth year: 1848
Birthplace: New York
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1870: Washington, Franklin, Iowa
Post office: Hampton
Occupation: keeping house
Census place: Washington, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: M593_392; Page: 407; Image: 380
Date: 23 Jun 1870

Extract from the 1880 Census:
Name: Louisa C Pettis
Age: 34
Estimated birth year: 1846
Birthplace: New York
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-household: wife
Home in 1880: Culver, Ottawa, Kansas
Marital status: married
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: Vermont
Occupation: keeping house
Census place: Culver, Ottawa, Kansas; Roll: T9_392; Family History Film: 1254392; Page: 430.3000; Enumeration District: 223; Image: 0578
Date: 14 Jun 1880

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Ella C Pettis
Age in 1910: 63
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: New York
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of family: wife
Home in 1910: Hampton Ward 1, Franklin, Iowa
Address: 617 Ninth Street
Marital status: married
Number of years of present marriage: 46
Number of children: 9
Number of children now living: 9
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: New York [sic]
Occupation: none
Census place: Hampton Ward 1, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: T624_403; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 317
Date: 22 Apr 1910

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Louisa Pettis
Age: 74
Estimated birth year: 1846
Birthplace: New York
Race: white
Sex: female
Home in 1920: Hampton Ward 1, Franklin, Iowa
Marital status: widow
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: Vermont
Home owned or rented: owned; no mortgage
Occupation: none
Census place: Hampton Ward 1, Franklin, Iowa; Roll: T625_490; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 176; Image: 728
Date: 8 Jan 1920

Children:
(1) Almyra Georgannie Pettis
(2) Israel Louis Pettis
(3) Perlie Pettis
(4) Ida May Pettis (1872-1898)
(5) Henry Clayton Pettis
(6) Maud M Pettis
(7) Jessie Ophelia Pettis
(8) Anne E Pettis (1881-1974)
(9) Lulu Belle Pettis
(10) Arthur Morton Pettis.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Riley Wright (1815 - 1867)
  Hannah Spaulding Wright (1812 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  George Alfonso Pettis (1839 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Almyra Georgannie Pettis Little (1867 - 1942)*
  Israel Louis Pettis (1868 - 1948)*
  Perlie Pettis (1872 - 1872)*
  Henry Clayton Pettis (1875 - 1956)*
  Maud M. Pettis Kruse (1877 - 1963)*
  Jessie Ophelia Pettis Schultz (1879 - 1962)*
  Lulu Belle Pettis Slyfield (1885 - 1978)*
  Arthur Morton Pettis (1888 - 1959)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth Hanna Wright Liscomb (1840 - 1904)*
  Louisa Cornelia Wright Pettis (1846 - 1920)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: no gravestone.
 
Burial:
Old Chapin Cemetery
Chapin
Franklin County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Jul 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54953151
 

 
 
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