Henry Milton Petty

Son of John R. Petty & Margaret E. Thomas

Summary

Born: 3 Apr 1860, TN

Died: 9 Apr 1893, Hopkins County, KY

Buried: unknown

Henry Milton Petty was born on 3 April 1860 in Tennessee, probably in McMinn County.1Photograph of Memorial Plaque for Lee Hankins & H. M. Petty; privately held by Sue Morgan London, Az, copy provided to Linda McCauley, Mt. Vernon, KY, 2004; plaque apparently created by Samantha Petty Hankins (since she was the mother of Aggie Lee Hankins and the sister of Henry Milton Petty); location of the actual plaque is unknown. He was the second child born to John R. Petty and Margaret E. Thomas.21860 U.S. census, McMinn Co., TN, population schedule, District #16, p. 146, dwelling 1068, family 1068, J. R. Petty; digital images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7667 : accessed 5 Nov 2009); from NARA microfilm M653, roll 1262; only children Melissa and Milton in household. Milton was sixteen years old when his mother died on 28 July 1876.3“Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852–1953,” digital image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1222 : accessed 4 Sep 2013), 1876, M. E. Petty; from microfilm 994027–994058, KY Dept. for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort. He apparently remained in Hopkins County, Kentucky, when most of his siblings went to Georgia to live.41880 U.S. census, Forsyth Co., GA, population schedule, Coal Mountain, enumeration district (ED) 78, p. 24, dwelling 240, family 240, J. M. Echols; digital image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6742 : accessed 5 Nov 2009); from NARA microfilm T9, roll 147. 1880 U.S. census, Forsyth Co., GA, population schedule, Cumming, enumeration district (ED) 73, p. 357B, dwelling 49, family 52, James W. Tribble; digital image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6742 : accessed 3 Sep 2010); from NARA microfilm T9, roll 146. It is unclear where or with whom he and his sister Samantha lived the first few years after their mother’s death. By 1880, Milton was listed as an inmate of the Poor House in Hopkins County.51880 U.S. census, Hopkins Co., KY, population schedule, Court House Dist #2, enumeration district (ED) 191, p. 308D, dwelling 231, family 231, Milton Petty; digital image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6742 : accessed 3 Sep 2010); from NARA microfilm T9, roll 420.

Milton died on 9 April 1893, probably in Hopkins County.6Photograph of Memorial Plaque for Lee Hankins & H. M. Petty. His burial location is unknown.

Cite this page: Linda F. McCauley, "Henry Milton Petty," Documenting the Details, 1 Nov 2021 (https://documentingthedetails.com/hmpetty : accessed [enter current date]).

Written by: Linda F. McCauley
Copyright © 2021 Linda F. McCauley. All rights reserved.

My Connection: John R. Petty and Margaret E. Thomas (2nd great-grandparents) > Samantha Angeline Petty (great-grandmother) > Verda Waller Hankins (grandmother) > David Hankins McCauley (father)

Last Update: 1 Nov 2021

Sources

Sources
1 Photograph of Memorial Plaque for Lee Hankins & H. M. Petty; privately held by Sue Morgan London, Az, copy provided to Linda McCauley, Mt. Vernon, KY, 2004; plaque apparently created by Samantha Petty Hankins (since she was the mother of Aggie Lee Hankins and the sister of Henry Milton Petty); location of the actual plaque is unknown.
2 1860 U.S. census, McMinn Co., TN, population schedule, District #16, p. 146, dwelling 1068, family 1068, J. R. Petty; digital images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7667 : accessed 5 Nov 2009); from NARA microfilm M653, roll 1262; only children Melissa and Milton in household.
3 “Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852–1953,” digital image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1222 : accessed 4 Sep 2013), 1876, M. E. Petty; from microfilm 994027–994058, KY Dept. for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
4 1880 U.S. census, Forsyth Co., GA, population schedule, Coal Mountain, enumeration district (ED) 78, p. 24, dwelling 240, family 240, J. M. Echols; digital image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6742 : accessed 5 Nov 2009); from NARA microfilm T9, roll 147. 1880 U.S. census, Forsyth Co., GA, population schedule, Cumming, enumeration district (ED) 73, p. 357B, dwelling 49, family 52, James W. Tribble; digital image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6742 : accessed 3 Sep 2010); from NARA microfilm T9, roll 146.
5 1880 U.S. census, Hopkins Co., KY, population schedule, Court House Dist #2, enumeration district (ED) 191, p. 308D, dwelling 231, family 231, Milton Petty; digital image, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6742 : accessed 3 Sep 2010); from NARA microfilm T9, roll 420.
6 Photograph of Memorial Plaque for Lee Hankins & H. M. Petty.