Elias Steele Pettijohn

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Elias Steele Pettijohn

Birthplace: Huntsville, Schuyler, Illinois, USA
Death: Died in Winter Haven, Polk, Florida, USA
Place of Burial: Winter Haven, Polk, Florida, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Pettijohn, Jr. and Charity Pettijohn
Husband of Elizabeth "Sarah" Hughes
Father of Thomas J. Pettyjohn; Mary Pettyjohn; Kate Francis Pettyjohn; Fred PETTYJOHN; Earl PETTYJOHN and 9 others
Brother of Louis M. Pettijohn; Mary A. Pettijohn; Jane M. Taylor; Ruth Emaline (Emma) Utter; Caroline Charity Utter (Pettijohn) and 6 others

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About Elias Steele Pettijohn

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Birth: Feb. 1, 1848 Huntsville Schuyler County Illinois, USA

Death: Apr. 8, 1938 Winter Haven Polk County Florida, USA

The son of Thomas Pettijohn and Charity Wisbey; married Sarah Elizabeth Hughes 6 July 1873 in Minnesota. Their children: Thomas Lyle Pettijohn, Mary (Mrs. Mark L. Wildes), Kate Frances (Mrs. Burton Elmer Wildes), Fred Pettijohn, Sr., Earl Pettijohn, Lyle Pettijohn and Clyde Hughes Pettijohn, Sr.

This is from THE BOOK OF MINNESOTANS dated 1907--no copywrite.

"PETTIJOHN, ELIAS S ...Deputy State treasurer; born at Huntsville, Illinois, Feb 1, 1848; Son of Thomas and Charity (Wisbey)Pettijohn; Educated in public schools of Nicollet County, Minnesota; St Peter High School; State Normal School, Mankato, Minnesota. Taught school in Nicollet County for 2 years and in St Peter for 3 years, acting as county superintendent of schools; While at St Peter; filled position Auditor Nicollet County, 14 years; Was cashier First National Bank, St Peter, 10 1/2 years; Has been deputy state treasurer since January 7, 1901, Also secretary and treasurer and director of Good Homes Land Co.

Republican, Member of Masonic Order, Knights of Pythias. Married at Nicollet Co. 1873 to Miss Elizabeth S. Hughes. Recreation: Literature. Office: State Capitol. 2314 Langford Ave., St Paul."

Family links:

  • Thomas Pettijohn (1825 - 1897)
  • Charity W. Wisby Pettijohn (1829 - 1879)
  • Elizabeth "Sarah" Hughes Pettijohn (1855 - 1931)*

Burial: Oaklawn Cemetery Winter Haven Polk County Florida, USA

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Elias Steele Pettijohn's Timeline

February 1, 1848
Huntsville, Schuyler, Illinois, USA
May 25, 1874
Age 26
St Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA
May 10, 1876
Age 28
April 17, 1879
Age 31
November 18, 1881
Age 33
June 18, 1884
Age 36
July 8, 1887
Age 39
April 8, 1938
Age 90
Winter Haven, Polk, Florida, USA