Who Do I Think I Am? Wow! Part 58
William Eli Petty (1764-1834).
Notes for WILLIAM ELI PETTY:
The family lived in Surry County, NC, then they moved to Wilkes County, NC. Then they moved to Madison County, Al, in 1817. He applied for a war pension (Revolutionary War) in Madison County in 1832.
- PETTY Forem, submitted by Edward L. Adams, Jr.
William married Lucretia "Lucy" Wright (1765-1842), 25 January 1843.
Notes for LUCRETIA "LUCY" WRIGHT:
Lucretial's father's will states that he was a descendant of Anne Washington, daughter of Col. John Washington, the immigrant, and Major Francis Wright of Westmoreland County, Va. Anne was the sister of Lawrence Washington who married Mildred Warner, daughter of Col. Augustine Warner of Gloucester Co., Speaker of the House of Burgesses, and a member of the King's Council. Lawrence and Mildred's son Augustine (b. 1694) was the father of George Washington.
- Sandra Atkinson, Internet Petty Forum, 2/14/1998
This is another claim to fame. I can take this prinout to any restaruant and get a free dinner (providing I have a coupon and the first meal was eqal of more vallue, of course).