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Sgt Ezekiel William Pettit
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1837
Ontario, Canada
Death: Apr. 26, 1922
Napa County
California, USA

Sgt. Ezekiel W. Pettit
Born in Townsend Ont. Canada (Next to US Border) Moved to Rockford Ill. in early 1852 (Parents were both US Citizens born in N.Y. State)
Served as 3rd Sgt. 92nd Ill. Inf (Mounted) Co. H during the Civil War 1861-65
Was later Comander of Gen. H.W.Slocum Post No. 189 Dept. Of Calif. G.A.R. Mountain View CA. from 1906 to 1912.
Died in The Veterans Home at Napa CA. April 26 1922
Married Miss Ella E. Kendall Oct. 2nd 1862 they had 5 Children but only 3 survived to Adulthood

Was sightly wounded in the Battle of Atlanta GA. And bosted that he was not only one of Gen. W.T. Sherman's "BUMMERS" But that he met Gen. Sherman in person as well.

The Attached Photos were Given to me by Russel Pettit 1905-89 of Post Falls Idaho Grandson of Ezekiel and Son of William Pettit He asked me to look after his Family History and to pass it on to the Future and that I'm doing now. Thanks Russel.

BTW Ezekiel W. Pettit
Was the first posting I ever put up on Find a grave back in 2000 its now been 15 years.
Ella E. Pettit his beloved wife was of course No. 2 and Sidney their son was No. 3 
Family links: 
  Ella Elvira Kendall Pettit (1844 - 1915)*
  Sidney Ezekial Pettit (1886 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Sergt Co. H 92nd Regiment
Ill. Vol. Infantry
Alta Mesa Memorial Park
Palo Alto
Santa Clara County
California, USA
Plot: Lot 17 Grave 3 Sec. A
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Jul 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5026723
Sgt Ezekiel William Pettit
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Sgt Ezekiel William Pettit
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Sgt Ezekiel William Pettit
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Remembering you and your service. God Bless.
- R. Owens
 Added: Jun. 25, 2016
~ may your soul rest in peace ~ thank you for your service ~
- sjb
 Added: Feb. 28, 2016
American Civil War April 12, 1861 through May 9, 1865. A civil war fought to determine the survival of the Union or Independence for the Confederacy.
- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Feb. 12, 2016
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