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John P. Petty
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Birth: 1702
Richmond
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1770
Orange County
Virginia, USA

John P. Petty was born in 1702 in Richmond, Henrico County Virginia, USA. He was the son of Thomas Petty (1683 1748) and Catherine Garton Petty (1682 1748).

John married Rebecca Sims (1706-1770) on November 30,1725 at St. Thomas Parish in Richmond County, VA. She was the daughter of Thomas Sims (1680-1704) and Rebecca Harrelson Sims (1687-1706).

John and Rebecca Sims Petty were the parents of 12 known children: Thomas Petty b.1728, Tabitha Petty b.1731, Sarah Petty b. 1732, Abner Petty b.1733, George Petty b.1734, Zachariah Petty b.1735, Rebecca Petty b.1736, Susannah Petty b.1737, John Petty b.1738, Luke Petty b.1738, Ann Petty b.1744 and Francis Petty b.1751.

Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850 about John Petty: Name: John Petty Date: 23 Oct 1734 Location: Spotsylvania Co., VA Property: Lease of 100 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co on N. side Rapidan,etc,etc.

Notes: This land record was originally published in "Virginia County Records - Spotsylvania County, 1721-1800, Volume I" edited by William Armstrong Crozier.

Remarks: Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to John Petty, planter. Lease of 100 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co., on N. side Rapidan, etc., etc. tract granted Spotswood and known as Spts. tract. "John Petty and Rebecca, his wife, and Thomas Petty, his son," etc. Nov. Description: Lessee Book date: C Occupation: Planter.

John died on Feb. 27, 1770 in Orange County , Virginia, USA. He was 68 years old.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Petty (1686 - 1750)
  Catherine Garton Petty (1683 - 1747)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Sims Petty (1706 - 1770)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Petty (1728 - 1766)*
  Sarah Petty Hayes (1732 - 1815)*
  Nancy Ann Petty Ransdell (1744 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery
Orange
Orange County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Stella
Record added: Aug 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95591882
John P. Petty
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6th Great-grandfather
- Sherman Crouch
 Added: Aug. 19, 2015
My 6th great grandfather.
- Joyce Petty Adams
 Added: Aug. 4, 2015
In loving memory of my 6th great grandfather
- Rhonda Hansch
 Added: May. 12, 2015
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