Marjory Petty-Austen

AncientFaces Member since Jul 04, 2015

About: I am a retired educator with health problems which limit my research at times, but history and genealogy in particular have been life long loves and I am now able to spend the time I have always wished that I could have on my research. I love cats, especially Persians, having bred and raised them. My data is available to you for any help that I can give if I am convinced that you are a serious researcher and that we are connected. I am working toward having my own website in addition to the [external link] sites I now have.

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I believe this is my Gr-Uncle, David Owen PETTY and his wife Annie and the first three children they had. The fourth was born after this date.
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Joseph and Elizabeth PETTY of Warren/Sussex Co., NJ had a daughter, Margaret, b. 1790, who married Henry Stoltz who had lost his first wife. Their third child was John C. STOLTZ who married Mary Ann DISHONG. The man in the photo was their son, John Wesley STOLTZ who married first, Marian Mary MUSGROVE, who appears proudly with her young son, William Adam STOLTZ, b. September 24, 1875. I remember thinking that the young Mother did not look well in either photo. Grandmother Margaret PETTY was not still living when Marian brought her young son back to OH to see the relatives but the child's grandfather STOLTZ could have still been living. His exact death date is not known to the family. A couple of years later, the family had another photo taken in Olney, IL to which they had probably migrated by that time and the Mother goes to be w/ her Maker in 1877. The father remarries to Laura Baker, and a large family is born to the second marriage in IL where he remains; but we know nothing about his second marriage or descendants. The grandson, from the photo, was raised by his grandmother. The pin worn by Marian Mary was handed down through the years and the descendant who contacted me now has it in her possession. We were each most grateful to be able to put our two stories and theories together and to discover that indeed we had identified the young couple and their son. The relationship between Flory Icy PETTY, daughter of Wm. H. and Minnesota ELDER PETTY and John C. STOLTZ was first cousin, twice removed.
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Joseph and Elizabeth PETTY of Warren/Sussex Co., NJ had a daughter, Margaret, b. 1790, who married Henry Stoltz who had lost his first wife. Their third child was John C. STOLTZ who married Mary Ann DISHONG. The man in the photo was their son, John Wesley STOLTZ who married first, Marian Mary MUSGROVE, who appears proudly with her young son, William Adam STOLTZ, b. September 24, 1875. I remember thinking that the young Mother did not look well in either photo. Grandmother Margaret PETTY was not still living when Marian brought her young son back to OH to see the relatives but the child's grandfather STOLTZ could have still been living. His exact death date is not known to the family. A couple of years later, the family had another photo taken in Olney, IL to which they had probably migrated by that time and the Mother goes to be w/ her Maker in 1877. The father remarries to Laura Baker, and a large family is born to the second marriage in IL where he remains; but we know nothing about his second marriage or descendants. The grandson, from the photo, was raised by his grandmother. The pin worn by Marian Mary was handed down through the years and the descendant who contacted me now has it in her possession. We were each most grateful to be able to put our two stories and theories together and to discover that indeed we had identified the young couple and their son. The relationship between Flory Icy PETTY, daughter of Wm. H. and Minnesota ELDER PETTY and John C. STOLTZ was first cousin, twice removed.
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This photo is part of an album kept by a young PETTY woman who died in childbirth in 1911. The pictures are of people somehow connected to the family
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The photo was in an album kept by a young PETTY woman. He is related but I do not know how. It was taken in Portsmouth, OH. which is Meigs/Gallia County area in southern OH. The name of the photographer is on the front of the photo. Photo probably taken ca. 1870.
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Number 1 of an album of people related to the PETTY FAMILY OF Perry CO., OH. He could be a son of Josiah and Harriet COLEMAN PETTY but I am not sure.
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I believe that this is the wedding picture of David Owen and Annie Griggs PETTY taken on their wedding day. I also think their attendants are his brother and wife. I would like confirmation of these IDs.
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Jacob Coleman PETTY was my paternal Grandfather. He is pictured here as a graduate from teacher's college near Lebonan, Ohio. He only taught one year because he married and could not raise a family on that salary.
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Jacob was my paternal grandfather. This is a wedding photo for Keziah Bell MURDOCK and Jacob COLEMAN PETTY, married on October 28, 1897 in Perry CO., Ohio.
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Marjory Petty-Austen Since posting this photo, I believe that he is David O. Petty, brother to my grandfather, Jacob Coleman Petty and s/o Josiah and Harriet COLMAN PETTY of Perry Co., OH. He married Annie GRIGGS.
Feb 09, 2004 · posted to the photo Unknown man related to Petty
Marjory Petty-Austen Do you have any location for this family at all? I have a long line of OH-IL Pettys. Also have data on southern OH PETTY line. Any connections? Marjory PETTY Austen MAPPAusten@aol.com
Feb 09, 2004 · posted to the photo John Harvey Petty & Emma Viola Michael's Family