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Susanna Petty

Female 1716 -


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  • Name Susanna Petty  [1, 2, 3
    Born 6 Jul 1716  Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I3139  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 16 May 2020 

    Father William Petty,   b. 30 Oct 1691, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 15 Jul 1747 and 5 Oct 1747, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Mary,   d. Bef 7 Nov 1748, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Lewis,   b. Abt 1689, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 May 1752 and 23 May 1752, Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 1747  [3, 7, 8
    Children 
    +1. Gideon Lewis,   b. 15 Dec 1749, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1805  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 16 May 2020 
    Family ID F3539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to Robert Joseph Curfman (citation details below), while her birth was recorded at Charlestown, Rhode Island, she was probably born at Westerly.

      Her first husband was John Fordis or Fordice, whom she married in Westerly on 27 Dec 1733.

  • Sources 
    1. [S868] Rhode Island, Birth Index, 1636-1930, on ancestry.com., first name only.

    2. [S3750] Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899, on ancestry.com., transcript calls her "Susannah Larkin"; original just says Susannah.

    3. [S4169] Find a Grave page for James Lewis, Jr.

    4. [S1113] Life History of Elisha Hurt Groves and Lucy Simmons by Murland R. Packer. 1997., date only.

    5. [S3750] Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899, on ancestry.com.

    6. [S3045] Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914, on familysearch.org.

    7. [S3824] The Petty-Pettis Genealogy: Descendants of John Petty of Springfield, Massachusetts, 1668 by Robert Joseph Curfman. Kansas City, Missouri, 1985.

    8. [S1113] Life History of Elisha Hurt Groves and Lucy Simmons by Murland R. Packer. 1997.