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Re: Pettus Book Status: Pre-Publication Notice
Posted by: William Pettus (ID *****9435) Date: November 02, 2010 at 12:12:29
In Reply to: Pettus Book Status: Pre-Publication Notice by William Pettus of 941

Potential customers for my book may also be interested in the contents of Vol. 2, which I hope to publish sometime next year. The pagination is only preliminary, as I plan to rewrite Chapter 37, based upon review comments I received last night at a meeting of the Fairfax (Va.) Family History Writing Group.

Contents of Volume 2
Part 1 (Continued): Biographies       795

       14              Fourteenth Generation       797
       15              Fifteenth Generation       839

Part 2: Research and Analysis
       16              Some Perspectives and Methodologies       933
       17              Thomas Pettus, Emigrant to Virginia       939
       18              Elizabeth Freeman and the Freeman Family of England and Virginia       955
       19              Elizabeth Durrent, “Relict” of Richard Durrent and Wife of Col. Thomas Pettus       963
       20              Theories About the Children of Col. Thomas Pettus       979
       21              Research into the Identity of Stephen Pettus of New Kent County, Virginia       985
       22              Thomas Pettus II of Littletown Plantation and His Family        995
       23              The Estate of Thomas Pettus II       1005
       24              The Sale of the Pettus Estates in 1700       1011
       25              A Power of Attorney from Mary Mann of Gloucester County, Virginia       1019
       26              Children of Stephen Pettus of Blisland Parish, New Kent County, Virginia       1027
       27              Alternative Theories for Early Pettuses in Virginia       1031
       28              Migration of Pettuses into Central Virginia       1037
       29              Children of Stephen Pettus of Hanover County, Virginia       1053
       30              Early Pettuses of Louisa County, Virginia       1061
       31              Thomas Pettus, Burgess of Lunenburg County, Virginia       1071
       32              Did Samuel Overton Pettus of Mecklenburg County, Virginia, Marry Twice?       1079
       33              Identifying the John Pettuses Who Migrated to Lunenburg County, Virginia       1081
       34              The First Generation of John Pettuses Born in Southside Virginia       1103
       35              Cochram John Pettus and John P. Pettus of Charlotte County, Virginia       1125
       36              Col. William Pettus of Louisa and Spotsylvania Counties, Virginia       1135
       37              Conclusions       1159
Part 3: Appendixes       

       A              Some Unidentified Pettuses       1171
       B              “Lost” English Pettuses       1175
       C              Katherine Pettus v. Margaret Bancroft       1177
       D              Research and Travel Abroad       1199
       E              The Quest for Littletown and Col. Thomas Pettus’s Signature       1217
       F              “Adventure of a Parish Clerk (A Story Founded on Fact)”       1223
       G              Notes on Early Virginians with Names Similar to Pettus       1227
       H              The Overton Family Connection       1229
       I              The Ancestry of Amey Walker       1239
       J              The Wife of Dr. Arthur Hopkins of Goochland County, Virginia       1245
       K              Capt. George Clough of Virginia       1249
       L              Inventory of the Thomas Pettus Estate (1691)       1251
       M              The Murder of Lucy Jane Pollard       1253
       N              Legal Matters       1261
       O              A Previous Marriage       1267
       P              Persons Named Stephen Pettis or Pettus Mentioned in Seventeenth Century Records       
       Q              John Wesley Perkinson, CSA       1275
       R              The Estate of George Billingsley       1277
       S              The Pettit/Pettis Family in Colonial Virginia       1281


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