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Ethan Pettit
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1810
Queens
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1884
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Son of James Pettit and Mary Ann Sealey

Married Margaret Ellsworth, 4 Jan 1835, Hampstead, Queens, New York

Married Catherine Hillard, 15 May 1867, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 2, p. 414

Pettit, Ethan, a veteran Elder of the Church, was born Jan. 14, 1810, at Hempstead, Queens Co., New York, the son of James Pettit and Mary Ann Steely. He joined the Church at an early day and came to Utah in 1848, crossing the plains in Heber C. Kimball's company; he settled in the 19th Ward, near the place where the copper plant now signals. In 1855 he filled a mission to the Indians in the Elk Mountains; later he made two trips to New York to visit his relatives. Bro. Pettit was twice married. By his first wife, Margaret Ellsworth, whom he married Jan. 4, 1835, at Long Island, N. Y., he had five children, namely, Matilda, Mary, Margaret, Ethan and Elizabeth W. By occupation Bro. Pettit was a farmer and stockraiser. There was no issue from his second marriage. Bro. Pettit died April 15, 1884, in Salt Lake City. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Ellsworth Pettit (1815 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Matilda Eve Pettit Reed (1837 - 1869)*
  Mary Ann Pettit Imlay (1839 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
H/O Margaret Ellsworth Pettit
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: C_2_12_4E
 
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Originally Created by: Karlene Kost
Record added: Aug 01, 2005
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