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1897 Biography - Enoch Pettit

Pettit, Enoch, was born in Galloway, Saratoga county, N. Y., March 23, 1820, a son of Thomas and Martha (Duel) Pettit. Thomas Pettit was born in Claverack, N. Y., and Martha was born in Greenfield; they both lived and died in Saratoga county (see biography of George Pettit). Enoch Pettit was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools; he is a farmer, having cleared about 100 acres of land in his native county. He came to Wilson May 12, 1842, and has lived here since. November 10, 1847, he married Juliett G. Pratt, and they had one daughter, Mary E., wife of Alfred A. Navoty; she died April 23, 1894, leaving five children: Arthur E., Winifred P., Chester A., Mildred O. and Wilford H. Mr. Pettit enlisted August 26 1862, in Co. F, 151st N. Y. Vols., and served nearly three years. In politics he is a Democrat and a member of Peter A. Porter Post No. 126, G. A. R.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897


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