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Robert Scott "Bob" Pettit & Clara Frances Roberts> TX
Posted by: J. Nell LaGrone Truitt (ID *****5842) Date: September 28, 2008 at 15:32:45
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I am researching the following family of Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., TX, our relations. I would be most interested in communicating with descendants or those knowledgeable of the family. My email is Texas1933@aol.com

Descendants of Robert Scott "Bob" Pettit
                                                        
       1        Robert Scott "Bob" Pettit       Born: 18 Jul 1880 in (Lived N. Commerce Street, Pct 3 Wills Point, TX - 1920 Census (when his sister, Fannie, died, he and Clara took his sister's children to raise and some went by the name of Pettit)              Died: 18 Aug 1949 Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., bur.White Rose Cem.       Age at death: 69              
..              +Clara Frances Roberts       Born: 29 Nov 1886 in Van Zandt Co., TX (named in honor of her mother's sister and step-mother)       Married: 07 Feb 1909 in Van Zandt Co., TX, Marriage Records p. 405, Rev. A. C. Hale/Hall, Minister       Died: 12 Aug 1962 Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., bur.White Rose Cem.       Age at death: 75       Father: John W. Roberts       Mother: Emma Beck
........       2        Fannie/Nellie Ruth Pettit       Born: 01 Apr 1909 in Van Zandt Co. or Kaufman Co., TX              Died: 09 Jul 1969 Mesquite, TX, bur.White Rose Cem. Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., TX       Age at death: 60              
............              +Hubert G. "Snuffy" Wilson       Born: 10 Feb 1907 in Texas (1930 Van Zandt Co., TX Census)       Married: 24 Nov 1928 in Wills Point Van Zandt Co., TX by J. A. Kidd, Baptist Minister; REcorded 19 Dec 1928 by E. L. Mann, County Clerk       Died: 04 Sep 1980 Wichita Falls, TX, bur.White Rose Cem. Wills Point, Van Zandt Co.       Age at death: 73       Father: Oscar Wilson       Mother: Ella ?
........       2        [1] Bertha Louise Pettit       Born: Abt. 1912 in TX              Died: Unknown ?       Age at death: ?              
............              +Mr. Barton                                          
........              *2nd Husband of [1] Bertha Louise Pettit:                                          
............              +Lonnie T. McManus       Born: Abt. 1910 in ?       Married: Unknown in ?                            
...................       3        ? McManus       Born: Unknown                                   
...................       3        Bettie Frouse McManus       Born: 06 Jul 1933 in Kaufman Co., TX                                   
........       2        [2] Verna Lee Pettit       Born: 05 Oct 1914 in Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., TX (Lived in Wills Point, TX in 1962, then to Oklahoma City 1948 - 1952 with Ell Whittington              Died: 23 Feb 1996 Dallas hospital; Bur. White Rose Cem., Wills Point, TX       Age at death: 81              
............              +Joseph Weldon Lynn       Born: Abt. 1914 in ?       Married: Abt. 1934 in Van Zandt Co., TX                            
...................       3        Edith Nell Lynn       Born: 15 Jan 1936 in Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., TX              Died: (In Oct 2008 lives with granddaughter in Denison, TX)                     
.......................              +William Roland Seale       Born: in Van Zandt Co., TX       Married: Abt. 1956 in Van Zandt Co., TX                            
........              *2nd Husband of [2] Verna Lee Pettit:                                          
............              +(SO) Olan Ell Whittington       Born: 15 Sep 1896 in Gregg or Smith Co., TX?       Married: Abt. 1946 in Never Married - was Significant Other, but lived together in Oklahoma City, then they split - see notes       Died: 03 Jan 1990 Bur. White Rose Cem., Wills Point, TX       Age at death: 93              
...................       3        X Whittington                                          
.......................              +?                                          
........              *3rd Husband of [2] Verna Lee Pettit:                                          
............              +James B. Hollingsworth       Born: 24 Jan 1921 in Corryell Co. (Lived Balch Springs, TX)       Married: Abt. 1964 in Van Zandt Co., TX?       Died: 21 Apr 1994 Van Zandt Co., TX; bur. White Rose Cem, Wills Point, TX       Age at death: 73       Father: Joel Benjamin Hollingsworth       Mother: Mary May Ben Baker
...................       3        None                                          
........       2        Oscar G. Pettit Price       Born: 1917 in TX              Died: Unknown ?       Age at death: ?              
........       2        Bobbie Frances Pettit       Born: 1926 in (Lived in Dallas 1962)              Died: Unknown ?       Age at death: ?              
............              +Joseph James Hicks       Born: Unknown in (Lived in Dallas 1962)       Married: 04 Jan 1942 in Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., TX; Marriage Records Recorded 10 Jan 1943       Died: Unknown ?       Age at death: ?              



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