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358. Francis Poindexter PETTITT191 was born in 1797 in Surry County, North Carolina. He died in March 1852 at the age of 55 in McMinn County, Tennessee.

Francis married 12 Jul 1826, Surry Co NC to Margaret A. McCammon, daughter of Elizabeth & Isaac McCammon. Francis was buried Riceville in McMinn Co, TN where they had moved ca 1834 along with his sister-in-law Elizabeth Caroline McCammon.


Francis and Margaret were originally buried in McCammon-Pettitt Cemetery along U. S. Highway 11, Riceville, TN. This cemetery no longer exists, monument placed in Section 3 of Cedar Grove Cemetery, Athens, McMinn Co., TN.

Francis Poindexter PETTITT and Margaret A. MCCAMMON were married on 12 July 1826 in Surry County, North Carolina. Margaret A. MCCAMMON269, daughter of Isaac MCCAMMON and Elizabeth Carolina Pledge POINDEXTER, was born in 1800. She died in 1850 at the age of 50 in McMinn County, Tennessee.

Francis Poindexter PETTITT and Margaret A. MCCAMMON had the following children:

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Elizabeth Carolina PETTITT was born on 28 August 1829. She died on 29 May 1863 at the age of 33.

Married Edmund Roberts - he was b. 18 Jan 1822, d. 18 Jan 1908

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Martha Milner PETTITT was born on 24 December 1831. She died on 2 March 1919 at the age of 87.

Married Jesse Burdine Wallace. He was born 23 Jul 1834, d. 20 Jun 1917. He served in the CSA as a private, Co K, 59th TN Infantry.