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Alfred E. PettitAge: 58 years18451903

Name
Alfred E. Pettit
Given names
Alfred E.
Surname
Pettit
Note: Visit Alfred's page on the Augusta Cemetery website: http://www.augustacemetery-ohio.com/Residents/N-P/Pettit-Alfred/Pettit-Alfred-E.htm
Birth April 1845
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PETTIT, Alfred E. 1845-1932 NOTE: The CARROLL COUNTY OHIO CEMETERIES, Vol. I, Page 30, incorrectly lists the year of death for Alfred E. Pettit as 1932. The correct year of death was 1903.
Citation details: Sheet 1A ED 112
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Canton City, Canton Tp, Stark, OH. June 1, 1900. Month, year and place of birth taken from 1900 Census.
Census June 9, 1860 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: Page 27
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June 9, 1860. Hanover, Columbiana, OH. Benj. Pettit, age 60, Farmer, Real $16,160, Personal, $642, born PA; Delorah, age 49, born Ohio; Alfred, age 15, attends school, born Ohio; Elizabeth Stout, age 23, domestic, born Ohio; Mary Hoge, age 7,attends school, born Ohio; James Hogue, age 6, attends school, born Ohio; Kenworthy Hoge, age 32, Farmer, born Virginia.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Carrie D. Pettit
July 26, 1873 (Age 28 years)
Publication: FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org
Citation details: FamilySearch - https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XDBB-4M9
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Name: Carrie D. Pettit Event Type: Birth Event Date: 26 Jul 1873 Event Place: Hanover, Columbiana, Ohio Registration Date: Registration Place: Gender: Female Race: Father's Name: A. E. Pettit Father's Titles and Terms: Father's Birthplace: Father's Age: Mother's Name: Melinda Chambers Mother's Titles and Terms: Mother's Birthplace: Mother's Age: Additional Relatives: Reference ID: v 2 p 143 GS Film number: 931591 Digital Folder Number: 004978847 Image Number: 00366 Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XDBB-4M9 : accessed 02 Nov 2013), Carrie D. Pettit, 1873.
Death of a wifeVerlinda Chambers
April 10, 1877 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Citation details: FamilySearch - https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6JD-TQ3
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Name: Verlinda Pettit Gender: Female Burial Date: Burial Place: Death Date: 10 Apr 1877 Death Place: Kensington, Columbiana County, Ohio Age: 28 Birth Date: 1849 Birthplace: Stantenville Occupation: Race: White Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Father's Name: Father's Birthplace: Mother's Name: Mother's Birthplace: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07114-6 System Origin: Ohio-EASy GS Film number: 931590 Reference ID: v 1 p 220 Citing this Record: "Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6JD-TQ3 : accessed 01 Nov 2013), Verlinda Pettit, 10 Apr 1877.
MarriageMartha J PottorfView this family
about 1878 (Age 32 years)

Citation details: Sheet A 1 ED 112
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Canton, Stark, Ohio. June 1, 1900. Date of marriage estimated from 1900 Census.
Birth of a son
#2
Charles H. Pettit
September 13, 1879 (Age 34 years)
Publication: FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org
Citation details: FamilySearch - https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VN72-419
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Name: Charles H. Pettit Event Type: Birth Event Date: 13 Sep 1879 Event Place: Kensington, Columbiana, Ohio Gender: Male Race: white Father's Name: Alfred E. Pettit Mother's Name: Jane Pottorf Residence of Parents: Hanover Township By Whom Reported: Father bk3 P.137 cn43 GS Film number: 931592 Digital Folder Number: 004017360 Image Number: 00177 Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VN72-419 : accessed 01 Nov 2013), Charles H. Pettit, 1879.
Census June 8, 1880 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: Page 17 ED 49
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June 8, 1880. Kensington, Columbiana, OH. Alfred Pettit, age 34, Farmer, born Ohio, parents born PA, is living with wife, Martha, age 27, keeps house, born Ohio, parents born Ohio and children: Carrie B., age 7, daughter, attends school, bornOhio and Charles H., age 9/12, born September, born Ohio.
Birth of a daughter
#3
Laura Pettit
June 17, 1882 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: Sheet 1A ED 112
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Canton, Stark, OH. June 1, 1900. Birth month, year and place of birth taken from 1900 Census.
Citation details: Certificate number : 12791
Marriage of a childHoratio G. DohrmanCarrie D. PettitView this family
October 20, 1892 (Age 47 years)
Publication: County Probate Courts. Ohio, county marriages. County courthouses in Ohio.
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8QZ-SJ9 : accessed 02 Nov 2013)
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Name: Horatio G. Dohrman Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 20 Oct 1892 Event Place: Jefferson, Ohio, United States Age: 22 Birth Date: Birth Year (Estimated): 1870 Birthplace: Jefferson, Ohio Father's Name: Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Carrie D. Pettit Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1873 Spouse's Birthplace: Columbiana, Ohio Spouse's Father's Name: Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: p622 GS Film Number: 900076 Digital Folder Number: 004017036 Image Number: 00362 Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8QZ-SJ9 : accessed 02 Nov 2013), Horatio G. Dohrman and Carrie D. Pettit, 20 Oct 1892; citing Jefferson, Ohio, United States, referencep622; FHL microfilm 900076.
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 55 years)
Citation details: Sheet 1A ED 112
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June 1, 1900. Canton, Stark, OH. Alfred E. Pettit, born April 1845, age 55, married 22 years, born Ohio, parents born Ohio, Insurance agent, 0 months unemployed, can read, write, speak English, rents house, is living with his wife, Martha J.Pettit, born February 1853, age 47, married 22 years, born Ohio, parents born Ohio, can read, write, speak English, and their daughter, Laura P., born June 1882, age 17, single, born Ohio, can read, write, speak English.
Death December 7, 1903 (Age 58 years) Age: 55
Address: 325 W Third Street Canton, Stark, Ohio, USA
Cause of death: Gunshot, self-inflected
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Alfred E. Pettit 1845-1903 NOTE: The date of death was incorrectly listed in the Vol. I Cemetery Book as 1932.
Publication: Personal record
Citation details: Carroll Chronicle - Obituary
Date of entry in original source: December 11, 1903
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(from the Carroll Chronicle, Friday, December 11, 1903) Alfred E. Pettit committed suicide at his home in Canton Monday afternoon by shooting a bullet through his brain. He had been ill for several weeks and threatened to take his life. He lived at 325 W. Third Street with a wife and daughter, Miss Laura V. His age was about 55. He was born in Kensington, but for six years past lived in Canton where he was employed as an insurance agent. The remains were taken to Augusta for interment.
Burial 1903 (Age 57 years)
Address: Village of Augusta, Carroll, Ohio, USA
Cemetery: Augusta Cemetery, Manfull Addition
Publication: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Citation details: Page 30
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PETTIT, Alfred E. 1845-1932
Note:
CARROLL FREE PRESS Thursday, December 10, 1903 Augusta Man a Suicide Alfred Pettit shot himself at Canton. Relatives in Augusta and vicinity were informed Monday night of the death of Alfred E. Pettit, a former resident of the village, who had shot himself at his home in Canton (December 7 ?). Long continuedill health is assigned as the cause. The shooting occurred while Mrs. Pettit was in the cellar on an errand. Mr. Pettit's brother committed suicide on Labor Day at Fort Wayne, Indiana, and he himself had frequently threatened to do likewise. The deceased was born near Kensington. His wife was a resident of Augusta. He leaves two children, Charles, who lives in Chicago, and Miss Laura, who made her home with her parents. Among those who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs.George Pottorf of Carrollton.
Family with Verlinda Chambers - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Family with Martha J Pottorf - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1878
20 months
son
3 years
daughter

BirthTombstone - Augusta Cemetery
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PETTIT, Alfred E. 1845-1932 NOTE: The CARROLL COUNTY OHIO CEMETERIES, Vol. I, Page 30, incorrectly lists the year of death for Alfred E. Pettit as 1932. The correct year of death was 1903.
BirthCensus, Federal, 1900
Citation details: Sheet 1A ED 112
Text:
Canton City, Canton Tp, Stark, OH. June 1, 1900. Month, year and place of birth taken from 1900 Census.
CensusCensus, Federal, 1860
Citation details: Page 27
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June 9, 1860. Hanover, Columbiana, OH. Benj. Pettit, age 60, Farmer, Real $16,160, Personal, $642, born PA; Delorah, age 49, born Ohio; Alfred, age 15, attends school, born Ohio; Elizabeth Stout, age 23, domestic, born Ohio; Mary Hoge, age 7,attends school, born Ohio; James Hogue, age 6, attends school, born Ohio; Kenworthy Hoge, age 32, Farmer, born Virginia.
MarriageCensus, Federal, 1900
Citation details: Sheet A 1 ED 112
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Canton, Stark, Ohio. June 1, 1900. Date of marriage estimated from 1900 Census.
CensusCensus, Federal, 1880
Citation details: Page 17 ED 49
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June 8, 1880. Kensington, Columbiana, OH. Alfred Pettit, age 34, Farmer, born Ohio, parents born PA, is living with wife, Martha, age 27, keeps house, born Ohio, parents born Ohio and children: Carrie B., age 7, daughter, attends school, bornOhio and Charles H., age 9/12, born September, born Ohio.
CensusCensus, Federal, 1900
Citation details: Sheet 1A ED 112
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June 1, 1900. Canton, Stark, OH. Alfred E. Pettit, born April 1845, age 55, married 22 years, born Ohio, parents born Ohio, Insurance agent, 0 months unemployed, can read, write, speak English, rents house, is living with his wife, Martha J.Pettit, born February 1853, age 47, married 22 years, born Ohio, parents born Ohio, can read, write, speak English, and their daughter, Laura P., born June 1882, age 17, single, born Ohio, can read, write, speak English.
DeathTombstone - Augusta Cemetery
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Alfred E. Pettit 1845-1903 NOTE: The date of death was incorrectly listed in the Vol. I Cemetery Book as 1932.
DeathDeath Book Taken from my Diary [for Hanoverton area]
Publication: Personal record
Citation details: Carroll Chronicle - Obituary
Date of entry in original source: December 11, 1903
Text:
(from the Carroll Chronicle, Friday, December 11, 1903) Alfred E. Pettit committed suicide at his home in Canton Monday afternoon by shooting a bullet through his brain. He had been ill for several weeks and threatened to take his life. He lived at 325 W. Third Street with a wife and daughter, Miss Laura V. His age was about 55. He was born in Kensington, but for six years past lived in Canton where he was employed as an insurance agent. The remains were taken to Augusta for interment.
BurialCarroll County Ohio Cemeteries, Carroll County 1802-1990, Vol. I
Publication: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Citation details: Page 30
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PETTIT, Alfred E. 1845-1932
Name
Burial
CARROLL FREE PRESS Thursday, December 10, 1903 Augusta Man a Suicide Alfred Pettit shot himself at Canton. Relatives in Augusta and vicinity were informed Monday night of the death of Alfred E. Pettit, a former resident of the village, who had shot himself at his home in Canton (December 7 ?). Long continuedill health is assigned as the cause. The shooting occurred while Mrs. Pettit was in the cellar on an errand. Mr. Pettit's brother committed suicide on Labor Day at Fort Wayne, Indiana, and he himself had frequently threatened to do likewise. The deceased was born near Kensington. His wife was a resident of Augusta. He leaves two children, Charles, who lives in Chicago, and Miss Laura, who made her home with her parents. Among those who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs.George Pottorf of Carrollton.