Pettett - Pettitt - Pettit, South Carolina, Georgia


Our genealogy!

Searching for the parentage of Elijah Pettett (Pettit) of Spartanburg, South Carolina, whom some say is the son of Benjamin Pettit of Spartanburg; further research is necessary however.

Please refer to George Pettett's book, "PETTETT/PETTIT, THIS FAMILY BUSINESS." (now out of print)


It's All About Trees..

  • “Genealogy: An account of one’s descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own.” —Ambrose Bierce
  • Genealogists are time travelers.
  • A great genealogist is a time unraveler.
  • Genealogy: In the end, it’s all relative.
  • A genealogist is someone who knows that all grandparents are great grandparents!
  • Genealogy is sometimes about proving that bad family traits came from the other side of the tree! (more copied from Geneaology Bank on "Links."


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