Hij is getrouwd met Bridget Curtis.
Name Suffix: Sir
Portrait in official robes, hangs in Guild Hall. John Pettus was Member of the Virginia Company.
1.Title: World Family Tree Vol. 10, Ed. 1
Author: Brøderbund Software, Inc.
Publication: Release date: May 6, 1997
Note: Customer pedigree.
Media: Family Archive CD
Page: Tree #3180
Text: Date of Import: Jun 5, 1998
2. Will of Sir John Pettus proved 5-13-1614
3. Title: Pettus Family of Virginia
Author: Mrs. P Stacy, 1900 F NW Washington DC
Publication: May 1944
Note: Texas State Archives
Call Number: GEN 929.0 P455s
(1) Carolyn Davidson Carey, Greenwood Village, CO. Cites:
(a) "Genealogical Study of the Pettus Family," by Pocahontus Stacy, comp. by A. Bohmer Rudd, Library of Congress.
(2) "Genealogies of Virginia Families from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine," Vol. II (Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1981)
"Pettus Family of England and Virginia," by the Misses Wales, 1427 Westover Ave., Norfolk, VA, p.837.Cites:
(a) Will of Sir John Pettus of Norwich, Knight, dtd 10 Jan 1613, proved13 May 1614.
(b) "Brown's Genesis of the Unites States," Chapter 3, Period III, p.96
(c) Genealogical Gleanings in England, by Henry F. Waters, A.M., Vol. II, p.940-941.
(3) Ancestral File, FHL, 1995.
(1) 1550, Norwich, England, s/o Thomas Pettus/Christian Dethick.
Marriage to Bridget Curtis: (2) (3) 1579/1580.
Death: (1) 1614. (2) 9 Apr 1613.
(2a) Wished to be buried in the church of St Symon and Jude, Norwich, next to his father.
(2) Buried with his 2nd son Sir Augustine Pettus.
(1) 1596/8: Sheriff of Norwich, England.
(1) Knighted by Queen Elizabeth.
(1) 1601: Member of Parliament.
(1) 1608: Mayor of Norwich.
(2b) Was a benefactor of Norwich Cathedral. (2a) His will left money toward the building of a porch at the North door of St Simon & Jude's Church over his grandfather's grave. He also left the corner messuage of the parish of St Simon & Jude, late his uncle Richard Swifte's, to his cousin Thomas Potter and his wife Anne to use for 7 years after his death, with condition of payment to John Pettus, godson, son of brother Thomas, 8 pounds yearly.
Date of Import: Oct 27, 2006
Date of Import: Nov 5, 2006