Posted By:tim pettit
Subject:Re: Pettitts from Essex,ENG 1500s-1700s
Post Date:July 07, 2000 at 10:43:25
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Ian,Gilbert was born in 1389,michael b.1387.gilbert died in 1470.He was born in Sharlesteane,yorkshire.Michael was born in cornwall.William and sylvester petyt received confirmation of their coat of arms on may 27 1690.Willaim was deputy keeper of records in the london tower.they spell Gilbert's name petyt.this history of the pettit's can be found in "john wurts series on the magna carta vol.7 pg.2288-2308".