Friday, July 11, 2008

Laurel Grove Cemetery, Florida

The following photos for my Pettit ancestors are located at the Laurel Grove Cemetery, Waldo, Alachua County, Florida.

This stone is for Henry Newton Pettit, Jr. son of Henry Newton & Elizabeth (Heard)Pettit. It reads:

H.N. Pettit

Born at Kaskaskia, Ill.
Aug. 29, 1822
July 13, 1893(83?)

This stone is for the son of Henry Newton Pettit, Jr. & Louisa (Conant) Pettit. It reads:

Nathan Conant Pettit

Jan. 12 1846
Nov. 9, 1926
Co. K, 5 Ill. Cav.

This is the wife of Nathan.

Tammie, Wife of
N. C. Pettit
Born July 19, 1856
Died Aug. 10, 1895

(dates are a little hard to read)

Daughter of
Nathan Conant Pettit and
Tammie Doane Pettit

Effie Doane Pettit
Mar. 16, 1887
Dec. 4, 1969

Daughter of
N.C. & T. L. Pettit
Born Sep. 4, 1892
Died Dec. 15, 1893

These photos were taken by Bill DeSha. He has a great military writeup on Nathan Conant Pettit at

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