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Generation One          

1. AARON PETTYJOHN; born circa 1785 in Maryland; married Hester Ann (--?--); died 12 Sep 1852 in Delaware Co., Ohio.

Children of Aaron Pettyjohn and Hester Ann (--?--) were as follows:
2.   i. ELIZABETH PETTIJOHN, born circa 1815 in Maryland; married Andrew Heaverlo Jr.
.   ii. JAMES PETTIJOHN; born circa 1820.
3.   iii. THOMAS PETTIJOHN, born circa 1823 in Delaware; married Sarah K. Holly; married Sabina Morehouse.
4.   iv. JESSE PETTIJOHN, born circa 1824; married Charlotte Martin.
.   v. SARAH ANN PETTIJOHN; born circa 1826; married Jesse Severe; married David Martin.
.   vi. RACHEL PETTIJOHN; born circa 1828; married Aaron B. Morehouse.

Generation Two

2. ELIZABETH PETTIJOHN (Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1815 in Maryland; married Andrew Heaverlo Jr.

Children of Elizabeth Pettijohn and Andrew Heaverlo Jr. were as follows:
5.   i. MARY HEAVERLO, born circa 1842; married John M. Phillips; married David Franklin Hapner.
.   ii. AARON HEAVERLO; born circa 1845.
.   iii. SARAH A. HEAVERLO; born circa 1848; married John W. Askins.

3. THOMAS PETTIJOHN (Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1823 in Delaware; married Sarah K. Holly circa 1850; married Sabina Morehouse 8 Mar 1853; died 21 Jul 1878 in Shelby Co., Illinois.

Child of Thomas Pettijohn and Sarah K. Holly was:
.   i. ELMINA PETTIJOHN; born circa Feb 1852; died 22 Sep 1852 in Brown, Delaware Co., Ohio.
Children of Thomas Pettijohn and Sabina Morehouse were as follows:
6.   i. OSEE ANN PETTIJOHN, born Jan 1854 in Ohio; married John Henry Askins.
7.   ii. GEORGE LARKEY PETTIJOHN, born Sep 1856 in Ohio; married Margaret "Maggie" Adeline Maxwell.
8.   iii. MARY ELIZABETH PETTIJOHN, born circa 1857 in Ohio; married George Scott McDermith.
.   iv. THOMAS BAILEY PETTIJOHN; born Aug 1859 in Illinois. 1860 Shelby Co., IL Census says born in Illinois, so family must have moved from Ohio to Illinois between 1857 and 1859.
.   v. OSCAR "OK" EUGENE PETTIJOHN; born circa 1862 in Illinois.
9.   vi. NEWTON MOREHOUSE PETTIJOHN, born 3 May 1864 in Illinois; married Nancy Lucretia McShan.
10.   vii. TILLIE MAY PETTIJOHN, born circa 1866 in Illinois; married T. Helms.
11.   viii. BIRTRUM 'BIRT' O. PETTIJOHN, born 1869 in Illinois; married Lavonia Narcissus "Vona" Landrum.

4. JESSE PETTIJOHN (Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1824; married Charlotte Martin; died circa 1878.

Children of Jesse Pettijohn and Charlotte Martin were as follows:
12.   i. DAVID VAN BUREN PETTIJOHN, born circa 1859; married Rhoda B. Bell.
13.   ii. SAMANTHA CATHERINE "KATE" PETTIJOHN, born 1861; married William Samuel Forsythe; married Charles Spencer.
14.   iii. JAMES AARON PETTIJOHN, born 1862; married Chana Pearl Askins.

END OF GENERATION 2

Generation Three          

5. MARY HEAVERLO (Elizabeth Pettijohn, Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1842; married John M. Phillips; married David Franklin Hapner; died circa 1936.

Children of Mary Heaverlo and John M. Phillips were as follows:
.   i. SAMUEL PHILLIPS; born circa 1863.
.   ii. SARAH E. PHILLIPS; born circa 1864; married Amos C. Askins; died circa 1939.
.   iii. MARY M. PHILLIPS; born circa 1868.
.   iv. JOHN R. PHILLIPS; born circa 1870.
.   v. NELLIE PHILLIPS; born circa 1874; married William Morgan Hapner.
.   vi. CORNELIUS PHILLIPS; born circa 1877; married ? Mahaley.
.   vii. CLARA PHILLIPS; born circa 1879; married William I. Frye.
.   viii. HEPLEY F. PHILLIPS; born circa 1883; died circa 1884.
.   ix. VINA PHILLIPS; born circa 1885; married Robert Deal.
There were no children of Mary Heaverlo and David Franklin Hapner.

6. OSEE ANN PETTIJOHN (Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born Jan 1854 in Ohio; married John Henry Askins; died circa 1922.

Children of Osee Ann Pettijohn and John Henry Askins were:
.   i. INA V. ASKINS; born circa 1881; married A. W. Moore; died circa 1962.

7. GEORGE LARKEY PETTIJOHN (Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born Sep 1856 in Ohio; married Margaret "Maggie" Adeline Maxwell; died circa 1936.

Children of George Larkey Pettijohn and Margaret "Maggie" Adeline Maxwell were as follows:
15.   i. THOMAS HOOD PETTIJOHN, born Nov 1887 in Texas; married Lillie Mae Pittman.
.   ii. NEWTON LEE PETTIJOHN; born Jan 1890 in Indian Territory; married Ethel McCosh; died circa 1979.
.   iii. IDA BINAH PETTIJOHN; born Feb 1892 in Indian Territory; died circa 1983.
.   iv. ORVIL LARKEY PETTIJOHN; born Jan 1895 in Indian Territory; married Della Inez Devaughan; died circa 1961.
.   v. ETHEL C. PETTIJOHN; born Jun 1898; married George Hulsey; died circa 1951.
.   vi. ORA ANN PETTIJOHN; born circa 1901; married Dow C. Boyce; died circa 1986.
.   vii. EARL PETTIJOHN; born circa 1903; died circa 1905.

8. MARY ELIZABETH PETTIJOHN (Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1857 in Ohio; married George Scott McDermith.

Confusion about whether there is another daughter of Thomas Pettijohn and Sabina Morehouse named Elizabeth Dell Pettijohn.

Children of Mary Elizabeth Pettijohn and George Scott McDermith were as follows:
.   i. ORVAL MCDERMITH; born circa 1880.
.   ii. MILTON MCDERMITH; born circa 1884; died circa 1884.
.   iii. LIZZIE MAE MCDERMITH; born circa 1886.
.   iv. JAMES LLOYD MCDERMITH; born circa 1891; died circa 1919.
.   v. LETHA MCDERMITH; born circa 1893.
.   vi. LOYAL MCDERMITH; born circa 1894.
.   vii. VIRGIL MCDERMITH; born circa 1899; married Neva Dayhuff.
.   viii. HARRY MCDERMITH; born circa 1908; married Mary Askins.

9. NEWTON MOREHOUSE PETTIJOHN (Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 3 May 1864 in Illinois; married Nancy Lucretia McShan, daughter of Frances Littleton McShan and Mary Elizabeth Daniel, circa 1898 in Oklahoma?; died Nov 1937 in La Feria, Cameron Co., Texas, at age 73.

Children of Newton Morehouse Pettijohn and Nancy Lucretia McShan were as follows:
16.   i. EDNA EARLE PETTIJOHN, born 14 Mar 1899 in Indian Territory (Madill, Oklahoma); married William McCluskey.
17.   ii. ALICE ELIZABETH PETTIJOHN, born 2 May 1901 in Indian Territory (Madill, Oklahoma); married Bert Green.
18.   iii. OSEE T. MAY PETTIJOHN, born 12 Jun 1904 in Indian Territory (Madill, Oklahoma); married Charles Arthur Lee; married Richard A. Williams.
19.   iv. BERTIE SABINA PETTIJOHN, born 1 Oct 1906 in Indian Territory (Madill, Oklahoma); married Dolph Roach.
.   v. CALLERY PHIL PETTIJOHN; born 22 Oct 1909 in Indian Territory (Madill, Oklahoma); married Pauline? (--?--); died 1983 in Live Oak, Suwanee Co., Florida.
20.   vi. CARL YOUNGER PETTIJOHN, born 31 Aug 1912 in Madill, Oklahoma; married Edna (--?--).

10. TILLIE MAY PETTIJOHN (Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1866 in Ohio; married T. Helms; died circa 1943.

Children of Tillie May Pettijohn and T. Helms were as follows:
21.   i. ODESSA HELMS, married ? Latham.
.   ii. BOID HELMS; born circa 1900; died circa 1910.
.   iii. OSEE HELMS; born 21 Nov 1901; married Joe Carter; died Aug 1970 at age 68. No children.

11. BIRTRUM 'BIRT' O. PETTIJOHN (Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1869 in Illinois; married Lavonia Narcissus "Vona" Landrum 1893 in Ardmore, Carter Co., Oklahoma; died 1954 in Ardmore, Carter Co., Oklahoma.

Children of Birtrum 'Birt' O. Pettijohn and Lavonia Narcissus "Vona" Landrum were as follows:
.   i. DONALD RAY PETTIJOHN; born 1896.
.   ii. MONTIE BRICE PETTIJOHN; born 1897.
.   iii. GERTRUDE BEATRICE PETTIJOHN; born 1899.
.   iv. BUSTER BROEN PETTIJOHN; born 1903.
22.   v. NOVA PETTIJOHN, born 26 May 1906 in Indian Territory.

12. DAVID VAN BUREN PETTIJOHN (Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1859; married Rhoda B. Bell; died circa 1937.

Children of David Van Buren Pettijohn and Rhoda B. Bell were as follows:
23.   i. IDA MYRTLE PETTIJOHN; born circa 1885, married William O. Sink.
24.   ii. ELIZABETH MAE "LIZZIE" PETTIJOHN; born circa 1887, married Claude Otis Baker.
25.   iii. NETTIE ONA PETTIJOHN; born circa 1890, married John Bolin.
.   iv. CHARLES DAVID PETTIJOHN; born circa 1893; died circa 1894.
26.   v. ESTA BELLE PETTIJOHN; born circa 1895, married Oscar Elmer Lighter.
27.   vi. JESSE DEWEY HOBSON PETTIJOHN; born 1898, married Anna Mae Hunsicker; married Mary Elizabeth Myers.
28.   vii. JAMES MERLE PETTIJOHN; born 1901, married Edna May Coffey.

13. SAMANTHA CATHERINE "KATE" PETTIJOHN (Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1861; married William Samuel Forsythe; married Charles Spencer; died 1938.

Children of Samantha Catherine "Kate" Pettijohn and William Samuel Forsythe were as follows:
.   i. JAMES ALBERT FORSYTHE; born 1882; married Nora Eastwood; died 1965.
.   ii. MAGGIE FORSYTHE; born 1884; married William Clemons; died 1960.
.   iii. MARTHA MAE FORSYTHE; born 1888; married Henry Martin Longwell; died 1959.
.   iv. FRITZ SPENCER FORSYTHE; born 1902; married Nancy Jane Corey.
There were no children of Samantha Catherine "Kate" Pettijohn and Charles Spencer.

14. JAMES AARON PETTIJOHN (Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1862; married Chana Pearl Askins; died 1937.

Children of James Aaron Pettijohn and Chana Pearl Askins were as follows:
29.   i. WILLIAM JESSE PETTIJOHN; born 1882, married Nettie Barr; married Vurna M. Cross.
30.   ii. DAVID CURTIS PETTIJOHN; born 1886, married Pearl Ethel Eastwood; married Frieda Elizabeth Pritchett.
31.   iii. ZILPHA LUCY PETTIJOHN; born 1892, married Frank J. Cihak.
32.   iv. LEVERETT PETTIJOHN; born 1895, married Eva Cihak; married Letha Pauline Banning.
.   v. DAUGHTER PETTIJOHN; born 1902; died 1902.
.   vi. VIRGIL DWIGHT PETTIJOHN; born 1907; died 1933.

END OF GENERATION 3

Generation Four

15. THOMAS HOOD PETTIJOHN (George, Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born Nov 1887 in Texas; married Lillie Mae Pittman; died circa 1952.

Children of Thomas Hood Pettijohn and Lillie Mae Pittman were as follows:
.   i. MARVIN PETTIJOHN; born circa 1913; married Ruth Heston; died circa 1978.
.   ii. IRENE PETTIJOHN; born circa 1915; married Virgil Lee.
.   iii. ELMER MONROE PETTIJOHN; born circa 1916; married Frankie Brister; married Flora Leaila Howard Hill.
.   iv. CARL PETTIJOHN; born circa 1919; married Anna Belle; died circa 1984.
.   v. TWIN BABY BOY PETTIJOHN; born 1924; died 1924.
.   vi. TWIN BABY GIRL PETTIJOHN; born 1924; died 1924.
.   vii. THOMAS HOOD PETTIJOHN JR; born circa 1927; married Mary (--?--).
.   viii. JANELL PETTIJOHN; born circa 1929; married Thomas Martin Hennessee.
.   ix. LAVELL PETTIJOHN; born circa 1929; married Charles Richard Frakes.

16. EDNA EARLE PETTIJOHN (Newton, Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 14 Mar 1899 in Indian Territory; married William McCluskey between 1915 and 1919 in Marshall Co., Oklahoma.

Children of Edna Earle Pettijohn and William McCluskey were as follows:
.   i. MARGIE MCCLUSKEY.
.   ii. GERALDINE MCCLUSKEY.
.   iii. LOYCE MCCLUSKEY.
.   iv. JOYCE MCCLUSKEY.
.   v. BEEBA MCCLUSKEY.
.   vi. BILLY MCCLUSKEY.

17. ALICE ELIZABETH PETTIJOHN (Newton, Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 2 May 1901 in Indian Territory; married Bert Green; died before 1999.

Children of Alice Elizabeth Pettijohn and Bert Green were as follows:
.   i. BILLY PAUL "BUMPER" GREEN.
.   ii. BETTY GREEN.

18. OSEE T. MAY PETTIJOHN (Newton, Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 12 Jun 1904 in Indian Territory; married Charles Arthur Lee, son of William Lee, 2 Jan 1923 in Madill, Oklahoma; married Richard A. Williams 7 Dec 1970 in Marathon, Florida; died 11 Feb 1996 in Brooksville, Florida, at age 91.

Children of Osee T. May Pettijohn and Charles Arthur Lee were:
.   i. BILLIE PEARL LEE.
There were no children of Osee T. May Pettijohn and Richard A. Williams.

19. BERTIE SABINA PETTIJOHN (Newton, Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1 Oct 1906 in Indian Territory (Madill, Oklahoma); married Dolph Roach, son of John T. Roach and Virginia Boyd; died 1974.

Children of Bertie Sabina Pettijohn and Dolph Roach were as follows:
.   i. MARGIE ROACH.
.   ii. PEARLDINE ROACH.

20. CARL YOUNGER PETTIJOHN (Newton, Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 31 Aug 1912 in Madill, Oklahoma; married Edna (--?--); died before 1999 in LaFeria or Brownsville, Texas.

Children of Carl Younger Pettijohn and Edna (--?--) were as follows:
.   i. BARBARA PETTIJOHN.
.   ii. BUNNY PETTIJOHN.
.   iii. ARNOLD PETTIJOHN.

21. ODESSA HELMS (Tillie Pettijohn, Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); married ? Latham.

Children of Odessa Helms and ? Latham were:
.   i. HELEN LATHAM.

22. NOVA PETTIJOHN (Birtrum, Thomas, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 26 May 1906 in Indian Territory; died 27 Aug 1996 in La Habra, California, at age 90.

Children of Nova Pettijohn and (--?--) were:
.   i. MARJORIE PETTIJOHN.

23. IDA MYRTLE PETTIJOHN (David, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1885; married William O. Sink; died circa 1919.

Children of Ida Myrtle Pettijohn and William O. Sink were as follows:
.   i. DAVID SINK.
.   ii. CATHERINE SINK.
.   iii. LESTER SINK.
.   iv. GEORGE WILLIAM SINK.
.   v. JAMES F. SINK.

24. ELIZABETH MAE "LIZZIE" PETTIJOHN (David, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1887; married Claude Otis Baker; died circa 1993.

Children of Elizabeth Mae "Lizzie" Pettijohn and Claude Otis Baker were as follows:
.   i. EVERETT BAKER.
.   ii. CLAUDE JUNIOR BAKER.
.   iii. WILLIAM DAVID BAKER.
.   iv. CHARLES OTIS BAKER.
.   v. C. COLLEEN BAKER.

25. NETTIE ONA PETTIJOHN (David, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1890; married John Bolin; died circa 1921.

Children of Nettie Ona Pettijohn and John Bolin were as follows:
.   i. MARIE BOLIN.
.   ii. NAOMI BOLIN.
.   iii. JOHN L. BOLIN.
.   iv. ROXIE BOLIN.
.   v. HENRY BOLIN.

26. ESTA BELLE PETTIJOHN (David, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born circa 1895; married Oscar Elmer Lighter; died circa 1975.

Children of Esta Belle Pettijohn and Oscar Elmer Lighter were as follows:
.   i. OSCAR ELMER LIGHTER JR.
.   ii. VANDA LIGHTER.
.   iii. NOLA MERLE LIGHTER.
.   iv. VAN LIGHTER.

27. JESSE DEWEY HOBSON PETTIJOHN (David, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1898; married Anna Mae Hunsicker; married Mary Elizabeth Myers; died 1975.

Children of Jesse Dewey Hobson Pettijohn and Anna Mae Hunsicker were as follows:
.   i. WILMA PETTIJOHN.
.   ii. JESSE HAROLD PETTIJOHN.
Children of Jesse Dewey Hobson Pettijohn and Mary Elizabeth Myers were as follows:
.   i. ALLEGRA GRETCHEN PETTIJOHN.
.   ii. VENICE JOE PETTIJOHN.

28. JAMES MERLE PETTIJOHN (David, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1901; married Edna May Coffey; died 1983.

Children of James Merle Pettijohn and Edna May Coffey were as follows:
.   i. MARION LOUIS PETTIJOHN.
.   ii. DONALD EUGENE PETTIJOHN.
.   iii. MERLE JUNIOR PETTIJOHN.

29. WILLIAM JESSE PETTIJOHN (James, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1882; married Nettie Barr; married Vurna M. Cross; died 1962.

Children of William Jesse Pettijohn and Nettie Barr were as follows:
.   i. DONOVAN BARR PETTIJOHN.
.   ii. PAUL EUGENE PETTIJOHN.
Children of William Jesse Pettijohn and Vurna M. Cross were:
.   i. LUCY OPAL PETTIJOHN.

30. DAVID CURTIS PETTIJOHN (James, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1886; married Pearl Ethel Eastwood; married Frieda Elizabeth Pritchett; died 1973.

Children of David Curtis Pettijohn and Pearl Ethel Eastwood were as follows:
.   i. CECIL HAROLD PETTIJOHN.
.   ii. ORVIL CLAUDE PETTIJOHN.
Children of David Curtis Pettijohn and Frieda Elizabeth Pritchett were as follows:
.   i. RUSSELL DEAN PETTIJOHN.
.   ii. JAMES CURTIS PETTIJOHN.
.   iii. MILTON GENE PETTIJOHN.

31. ZILPHA LUCY PETTIJOHN (James, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1892; married Frank J. Cihak; died 1972.

Children of Zilpha Lucy Pettijohn and Frank J. Cihak were as follows:
.   i. BONITTA CIHAK.
.   ii. DORIS CIHAK.
.   iii. IRENE CIHAK.
.   iv. ROY NOLAN CIHAK.

32. LEVERETT PETTIJOHN (James, Jesse, Aaron Pettyjohn); born 1895; married Eva Cihak; married Letha Pauline Banning; died 1983.

Children of Leverett Pettijohn and Eva Cihak were as follows:
.   i. DOROTHY MAURINE PETTIJOHN.
.   ii. HAZEL LEVETTA PETTIJOHN.
.   iii. RALPH LELAND PETTIJOHN.
.   iv. NOLA BESSIE PETTIJOHN.
.   v. DONALD DEMPSEY PETTIJOHN.
.   vi. RUTH EILEEN PETTIJOHN.
.   vii. LYLE DEAN PETTIJOHN.
There were no children of Leverett Pettijohn and Letha Pauline Banning.

END OF GENERATION 4

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