|Death: ||Jun., 1882|
JAMES FLINT PETTY was born circa 1820 and was the second child of ALFRED and MARY "POLLY" TUBB PETTY. He lived with his parents in Pickins County, Alabama, and in Noxubee County, Mississippi, where he married first, SARAH ANN B. PACE on April 23, 1846 in Noxubee County, Mississippi. SARAH was born in 1828, in Greene County, Alabama and was the daughter of REV. EDWIN LAFAYETTE PACE and wife, SARAH ANN PHILLIPS BALDWIN.
JAMES FLINT and SARAH ANN had seven known children (See SARAH ANN'S Memorial for list of children).
JAMES FLINT PETTY moved to Texas between 1854 and 1857. In 1860, he was living in Nacogdoches next to the widow of his brother GEORGE PETTY. He was listed among the 102 officers and privates, who formed a "Company of Volunteer Militia Infantry," in July of 1861, as a reserve for home protection; said company was organized in the western part of Nacogdoches precinct under the B. F. Benton, Brigadier General, Third Brigade, Texas Militia.
He was a blacksmith by trade. In 1870, JAMES FLINT and W. S. BRYAN purchased a town lot in Centerville from H. I. HALL.
After the death of SARAH ANN, he married, second, MARY KULBETH WALKER GRAY circa 1870. JAMES FLINT died June 1882 and is buried in Tubbs Cemetery where his parents are also buried.
Alfred Petty (1795 - 1843)
Mary Tubb (1797 - 1872)
Mary Kulbeth Petty (1831 - 1897)
Sarah Ann B. Pace Petty (1828 - 1868)*
Maintained by: Patricia Michel
Originally Created by: Dorene Loveall
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88608864