|PETTY, Joseph T.
PETTY, Joseph T. 4417
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census, 1880, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Joseph T Petty is 30, farmer, with wife Vitha Ann (25, keeping house), dau Ellen B (9), dau Mary A (7), son Stephen A (4), and son George T (1). Also in household are James Bruer (12, mulatto, servant) and James DeGraffenreidt (17, black, farm laborer). (Chatham Co, Hadley Twp, NC, p59D) Next door is Stephen Petty (70, miller) and wife Martha (70, weaver), who could be Joseph's parents.
2. Census, 1900, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Joseph T Petty is 51, b Apr 1849, farmer, married for 30 years to Vitha (46, b Feb 1854, 9 children, 8 living), son George W (20, b June 1879), son Lorenza (18, b May 1881), son Johnnie (11, b Dec 1888), son Lonnie (6, b Mar 1893), dau Martha (15, b June 1884), mother Martha E (89, b June 1810, widow). (District 9, Hadley Twp, Chatham Co, NC, sheet 1A, family 5)
Joseph married Virtha Ann LINDSAY, daughter of Algernon Arnold LINDSAY and Mary Ann FOUSHEE. (Virtha Ann LINDSAY was born on 22 Feb 1853 in North Carolina, United States,4416 died on 23 Jun 1926 4416 and was buried in Emmaus Baptist Church, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 4416.)