4.050 Thomas Daniel PETTY, Jr.

Male Abt 1790 - 1840  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name Thomas Daniel PETTY 
    Title 4.050 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Abt 1790  Union County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1800  York County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Thomas Petty Jr. (age 10) presumed in household of father, Thomas Petty 
    Court & Legal 23 Jul 1808  Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Thomas D. Petty Jr. (age 18) witness to land purchase by his father, Thomas Petty Sr.  
    Census 1820  Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    "Thos. Petty, Jr." (age 30) 
    Died 1840  Henderson County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Commentary: DWD 4.50

      Thomas D. Petty Jr. came to Tennessee with his parents in 1807 and settled in Dickson Co., TN. He is first referenced witnessing a land deed, when his father purchased 1051 acres in Hickman Co., TN, from Robert Weakley on 11 Jan. 1808.

      He married 1810, Keziah Humble, who was known in the family as Terry, and Thomas is shown to have a family of 4 sons and 2 daughters on the 1820 TN census. On 1 Dec. 1823, Thomas purchased 100 acres of land from his father: Thomas Petty Sr. of Dickson Co., Tenn., sold for $100 to Thomas Petty Jr. of Dickson Co., Tenn., 100 acres of land on west side of Pine River, to west line of tract conveyed to said Petty by Robert Weakley. Part of tract granted to Aaron Lambert by North Carolina, then conveyed to Robert Weakley, from him to Thomas Petty Sr. Recorded 9 Aug. 1825 (DB D p.73/74).

      On 2 Aug. 1827, Thomas extended his land holding when he purchased a further 137 acres of adjoining land: Robert Murray of Carroll Co., Tenn., sold for $250 to Thomas Petty Jr. of Dickson Co., Tenn., 137 acres of land in Hickman Co., Tenn., on both sides of Pine River & Beaver Creek including mouth of Turkey Creek, beginning on west bank of Pine River, then to Thomas Petty's south boundary. Recorded 14 Oct. 1828 (DB G p.28).

      By 1830, Thomas was in Henderson Co., TN, with his son Elisha and after his death in 1840, his wife Terry (Humble) Petty moved back to Hickman Co., TN, where she is listed on the 1850 TN census living with her son, George Petty./blockquote>
    • References:

      Frances Corcoran
      The Petty Papers / Petty Website
    Person ID I3711  DARUSA | Descendants of William Darwin
    Last Modified 12 May 2010 

    Father Thomas PETTY,   b. 31 Mar 1765, Halifax County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841, Benton County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Jane DARWIN,   b. Abt 1773, York County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Benton County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1789  York County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Keziah Albine HUMBLE,   b. 1790, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1850  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1810  Dickson County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • marriage in Dickson or Hickman County, TN
    Children 
     1. Elisha PETTY,   b. Abt 1810, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. William King PETTY,   b. 10 May 1811, Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1858, Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +3. Jacob Hardy PETTY,   b. 12 Jul 1813, Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1858, Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +4. Martha PETTY,   b. Abt 1814, Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary PETTY,   b. 1816, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Henry Allen PETTY,   b. 1819, Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1857, Graves County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     7. Louis L. PETTY,   b. Abt 1822, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Matilda PETTY,   b. Abt 1824, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. George H. PETTY,   b. 1827, Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Elizabeth L. PETTY,   b. Abt 1832, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Samuel PETTY,   b. 1835, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 May 2009 
    Family ID F1212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1790 - Union County, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Thomas Petty Jr. (age 10) presumed in household of father, Thomas Petty - 1800 - York County, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt & Legal - Thomas D. Petty Jr. (age 18) witness to land purchase by his father, Thomas Petty Sr. - 23 Jul 1808 - Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1810 - Dickson County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - "Thos. Petty, Jr." (age 30) - 1820 - Hickman County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1840 - Henderson County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S38] CEN: 1800 SC York.

    2. [S42] LOC: TN-HI: 1808 Weakley/Petty Land Deed, Hickman County TN Deed Book A, p.11.

      Purchase by Thomas Petty, husband of Jane (Darwin) Petty of 1051 acres on both sides of the Pine River

    3. [S289] CEN: 1820 TN Hickman.