Saturday, March 17, 2012

Surname Saturday - Pettie/ Petty

We recently were able to break through another brick wall on my husband's family tree, his Pettie/ Petty line. And so we will revisit this line today.

Generation 1
Johnnie Lee HENRY was born in San Antonio, Bexar Co, TX. He was the son of 2.

Joseph Wright HENRY and 3. Betty Louise Rotge. He married Cynthia Ann BEANE

in Covington, Alleghany Co., VA, daughter of Walter Maxwell BEANE and Lois Velleda DREHER. She

was born in New Albany, Floyd Co., IN.

Generation 2
Joseph Wright HENRY was born on 20 Sep 1927 in Fulton County, KY. He died on 16 Nov 1993 in

Batesville, Panola, Mississippi. He was the son of 4. William Lee HENRY and 5. Emma Louise

PETTIE. He married Betty Louise Rotge on 30 Jul 1947.

Betty Louise Rotge was born 30 Aug 1930 in Kerrville, Kerr, Texas. She died 05 Jul 2003 in

Jourdanton, Atascosa, Texas. She was the daughter of 6. John Cornelius ROTGE and 7. Ora Lee


Generation 3
William Lee HENRY was born on 17 Jul 1892 in Cayce, Fulton, Kentucky. He died on 24 Jan 1965 in

Fulton, Fulton, Kentucky. He was the son of 8. Sterling Price HENRY and 9. Fannie UNKNOWN. He

married Emma Louise PETTIE.

Emma Louise PETTIE was born 16 Jun 1895 in Columbus, Hickman, Kentucky. She died Aug 1985

in Fulton, Fulton, Kentucky. She was the daughter of 10. Timothy Martin PETTIE and 11. Elizabeth


Generation 4
Timothy Martin PETTIE was born in Jul 1854 in Tennessee. He died between 1910-1920. He

married Elizabeth Ann WILLIAMS in 1883.  Until recently, this was as far as we had been able to locate on this line.

Elizabeth Ann WILLIAMS was born Feb 1854 in Kentucky. She died Aft. 1930. She was the

daughter of 22. Jessie H. WILLIAMS and 23. Rebecca

Generation 5
Balaam Baldwin PETTY son of Thomas PETTY and Lydia MAYNARD was born in May 1816 in

North Carolina. He died after 1900 in Kentucky.

Amanda Rachel McKEE daughter of Elizabeth UNKNOWN was born in 1819 in North Carolina.

Generation 6
Thomas PETTY son of John PETTY and Unknown was born in 1787 in Chatham County, North

Carolina. He died in 1863 in Stonewall, Smith, Tennessee.

Lydia MAYNARD was born in 1795 in North Carolina. She died about 1862 in Stonewall, Smith,


Generation 7
John PETTY son of Thomas PETTY and Unknown was born in 1756 in North Carolina. He died in



***No this isn't a giant leap forward.... but it has taken us farther than ever before!

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