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Pettigrew Celyon/India
Posted by: Janice Aitkens Date: July 25, 2001 at 10:16:34
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I am trying to find more information on James Pettigrew where he was born & what happen to him, also more about the Pettigrew line here is some information

First Generation

1. James Pettigrew. Born About Dec 1801 in COLOMBO CEYLON. Occupation IN 19th,89th,41st REGT.

James 1st appears on Muster 25/9/1813 as a "BOY" 19th Reg of Foot at Colombo. Appointed Drummer 24/1/1814 Transfered to 89th
25/2/1818, On Muster 25/5/1818 as Drummer prometed to Corp. 7/6/1828, volunteered to join 41st Reg 21/9/1830. Reverted back to
Private on transferVolunteered from 89th 10/9/1830. Regimental No 172 from Oct 1831, promoted Corp 15/9/1832 Reg No 71, from Oct
1835. Promoted Sergeant 5/12/1837, Invalid 24/5/1842 Discharged

He married Emelia Shepherd.

Spelling could be Amelia

They had the following children:

       2       i.       Charles Pettigrew
       3       ii.       Samuel Pettigrew

Second Generation

2. Charles Pettigrew. Born 19 Jun 1831 in INDIA. Occupation ASSISTANT APOTHECARY.

In October 1880 Charles was pensioned as Apothecary Bengal

He married Caroline Sarah Hawke, daughter of Alfred Hawke & Sarah Davis, 2 Jul 1855 in BANGALORE INDIA. Born 3 Oct 1838 in
They had the following children:

              i.       Charles Henry Pettigrew; Born 22 Jun 1861 in INDIA.
       4       ii.       Ernest Alfred Walter Pettigrew

3. Samuel Pettigrew. Born 31 May 1837 in BELLARY INDIA. Occupation CHAPLAIN MADRAS EST.

He married Mary Ann Darby, 1860 in MADRAS INDIA.
They had the following children:

       5       i.       William Albert Thomas Pettigrew

Third Generation

4. Ernest Alfred Walter Pettigrew. Born 23 May 1876 in CANNANORE INDIA. Baptism 21 Dec 1876 in CANNANORE INDIA. Died 28
Jul 1906 in BHAMO BURMA. Buried 29 Jul 1906 in BHAMO BURMA. Occupation ASSISTANT SURGEON I.S.M.D.

Ernest is also down as Walter Ernest Alfred he died of Malarial Fever

He married Jessie Dora Eate, daughter of George William Eate & Eleanor Eliza Pritchard, 23 Apr 1900 in RANGOON BURMA. Born 28
Sep 1870 in MADRAS INDIA. Baptism 9 Oct 1870 in MADRAS INDIA. Died 19 Apr 1904 in BHAMO BURMA.
They had the following children:

       6       i.       Donald Charles Arthur Pettigrew

5. William Albert Thomas Pettigrew. Born 1869 in NILGHIRI HILLS MADRAS, INDIA. Died 1916 in AHRAM PERSIA (IRAN).

He married Ada Lancefield Blackman, 1895 in TEHERAN PERSIA (IRAN).
They had the following children:

              i.       Madeleine Pettigrew
              ii.       William Norman Pettigrew
              iii.       Douglas Pettigrew
              iv.       Joyce Pettigrew
       7       v.       Hugh Rudolf Conway Pettigrew


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