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SGT Ezekiel William Pettit

SGT Ezekiel William Pettit

Ontario, Canada
Death 26 Apr 1922 (aged 85)
Napa, Napa County, California, USA
Burial Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Plot Lot 17 Grave 3 Sec. A
Memorial ID 5026723 · View Source
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Sgt. Ezekiel W. Pettit
Born in Townsend Ont. Canada (Next to US Border) Moved to Rockford Ill. in early 1852 (Parents were both US Citizens born in N.Y. State)
Served as 3rd Sgt. 92nd Ill. Inf (Mounted) Co. H during the Civil War 1861-65
Was later Comander of Gen. H.W.Slocum Post No. 189 Dept. Of Calif. G.A.R. Mountain View CA. from 1906 to 1912.
Died in The Veterans Home at Napa CA. April 26 1922
Married Miss Ella E. Kendall Oct. 2nd 1862 they had 5 Children but only 3 survived to Adulthood

Was sightly wounded in the Battle of Atlanta GA. And bosted that he was not only one of Gen. W.T. Sherman's "BUMMERS" But that he met Gen. Sherman in person as well.

The Attached Photos were Given to me by Russel Pettit 1905-89 of Post Falls Idaho Grandson of Ezekiel and Son of William Pettit He asked me to look after his Family History and to pass it on to the Future and that I'm doing now. Thanks Russel.

BTW Ezekiel W. Pettit
Was the first posting I ever put up on Find a grave back in 2000 its now been 15 years.
Ella E. Pettit his beloved wife was of course No. 2 and Sidney their son was No. 3

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Sergt Co. H 92nd Regiment
Ill. Vol. Infantry

  • Created by: Herbert Rickards
  • Added: 25 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5026723
  • Herbert Rickards
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Ezekiel William Pettit (10 Apr 1837–26 Apr 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5026723, citing Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Herbert Rickards (contributor 10274696) .