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Bergen, George W., Jospeh - Indiana
Posted by: Ted Pack Date: July 23, 2000 at 12:59:29
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I have these descendants of Burgen/Bergen Pettit/Pettet. I'd like to find his parents - back to Charlemage, preferably. <WIDE grin>

There is a two-page biography of Joseph Pettet, MD, at

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1918ks/biop/pettetjd.html

FIRST GENERATION

1. Burgen/Bergen Pettit 1 was born about 1814 in Indiana (poss). He has Ancestral File number CJCD-B0. He was a Physician and surgeon.

Priscilla Craemer 1 was born about 1818 in Indiana (poss). She has Ancestral File number CJCD-C5. Burgen Pettit and Priscilla Craemer had the following children:

       +2       i.       George Washington Pettet .



SECOND GENERATION

2. George Washington Pettet 1 was born on 4 Sep 1840 in Boone County, Indiana. He died on 23 May 1925 in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas. He was buried in New Mt Hope Cem., Independence, Montgomery, Kansas. He has Ancestral File number 440L-5Q. He was also known as Pettit. He was a Farmer. He served in the military in the Civil War (Union).

He was married to Nancy Elizabeth Greer (daughter of John E Greer and Margaret Mahala Petrie) on 1 Aug 1866 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indianna. Nancy Elizabeth Greer 1 was born in 1849 in Morgan County, Indiana. She died on 4 Jun 1943 in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas. She was buried in Mt Hope Cem., Independence, Montgomery, Kansas. She has Ancestral File number 440L-6W. George Washington Pettet and Nancy Elizabeth Greer had the following children:

       +3       i.       Margaret Luvenia Pettit.
       +4       ii.       Regina (Jennie) Alice Pettet.
       +5       iii.       Joseph David Pettit MD.



THIRD GENERATION

3. Margaret Luvenia Pettit1 was born on 31 Aug 1870 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. She died on 2 Jun 1949 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico. She was buried on 7 Jun 1949 in Fairview Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico. She has Ancestral File number 440K-XK.

She was married to John Ross Blair on 13 Oct 1889 in Havana, Montgomery, Kansas. John Ross Blair1 was born on 3 Mar 1862 in Iowa. He died on 5 Jul 1925 in El Paso, El Paso, Texas. He was buried on 6 Jul 1925 in Evergreen Masonic. He has Ancestral File number 440K-WD.

4. Regina (Jennie) Alice Pettet 2,3,4,1 was born on 23 Nov 1867 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana. She died on 23 Jun 1961. She was also known as Janie, Pettit. She has Ancestral File number 440L-M5.

She was married to Lew Lee Garr (son of Lewis Cass Garr and Lavina Kerlin ) on 28 Jun 1885 in Montgomery County, Kansas. Lew Lee Garr 2,3 was born on 26 Jan 1865 in Indiana. He was also known as Lee L, Lee Lew. Regina (Jennie) Alice Pettet and Lew Lee Garr had the following children:

       +6       i.       Joseph Clarence Garr .

5. Joseph David Pettit MD1 was born on 16 Apr 1875 in Daviess County, Indiana. He died on 25 May 1958. He has Ancestral File number 440L-NB. He was a physician and surgeon.

He was married to Annie Williams on 9 Dec 1900 in Mound Valley, Labette, Kansas. Annie Williams 1 was born between 1868 and 1884. She has Ancestral File number CJCD-NP.



FOURTH GENERATION

6. Joseph Clarence Garr 2 was born on 15 Jun 1891 in Kansas. He died on 31 Dec 1962 in Riverbank, Stanislaus, California. He was buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Hughson, California.

He was married to Ruth Mae Dobson (daughter of George Dobson and Sonora Tillitson ) between 1910 and 1924. Ruth Mae Dobson 5 was born on 16 Apr 1894 in Dodge City, Ford, Kansas. She died on 19 Apr 1990 in Medford, Jackson, Oregon. She was buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Hughson, California.

SOURCES

1. LDS Ancestral Family.

2. Obituary, Joseph Clarence Garr. Follow-up data from funeral home. Modesto (California) Bee
01 January 1963, Page B-2.

3. Fellow Garr researcher I met on the Internet.

4. LDS International Genealogical Index.

5. Ruth Mae Dobson Garr Obituary, with follow-up call to funeral home. Modesto (California) Bee
23 April 1990 page B-2.



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