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 Lucy Ann <I>Merrill</I> Pettit

Lucy Ann Merrill Pettit

Byron, Genesee County, New York, USA
Death 6 Feb 1879 (aged 50)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot E-7-8
Memorial ID 30881198 · View Source
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Daughter of Orrin Merrill and Emily Phelps Merrill

Married Lorenzo Pettit, 23 Nov 1845, Hempstead, Nassau, New York

Children - None

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 2, p. 405

Lorenzo Pettit, and with his wife, he started west in February, 1846, with the first company of exiles from Nauvoo bound for the Rocky Mountains. After spending several months at Winter Quarters, he continued the journey to G. S. L. Valley, where he arrived in October, 1848. He lived in the "Old Fort" about two years and cultivated the land upon which the City and County Building now stands. Later the Pettits moved west of the city, living on the present site of the Copper Plant for nearly forty years. Bro. Pettit's first wife died Feb. 6, 1879, and in November, 1881, he married Emma Smith Brower.

Obituary - In Salt Lake City, February 6, 1879, of bronchitis, LUCY ANN, wife of Lorenzo Pettit, in the 51st year of her age.

Deseret News
February 12, 1879

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