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Huguenot Pettigrew Family of Ireland and South Carolina

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  • Belle Ringer, Source:
    Mary Owens Baird (1898 - 1988)
    Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 10 2017, 6:41:49 UTC * Census : 1900 - Ingalls town, Madison, Indiana, USA* Residence : ED 92 Green township Ingalls town, Madison, Indiana, United St...
  • James Madison Pettigrew (1818 - 1892)
    1860 Lexington, Virginia Census==* James M 42* Ann 37* Mary Virginia 15 * Hannah Frances 11* Sally H. 8* Charles 6* Anna Jane 4* Samuel G(amble) 2* Hannah Gamble 70Lexington, VA Stonewall Jackson Cemet...
  • Janet Petticrew (1693 - d.)
  • Jane Pettigrew (1832 - 1879)
    Jane Pettigrew was born September 15, 1832 in Indiana and she died April 11, 1879 in Indiana. Jane was the daughter of Washington and Mary Parsons Pettigrew. Jane married John H. COttrell About 1853. J...
  • Hettie Folk (1829 - 1922)
    Birth: Jun. 2, 1829 Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA* Death: Feb. 28, 1922 Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA=Obituary= Mrs. Hattie Folk Dies at 92 Years Aged Coffeyville Woman was Invalid, ...

This project is to explore the Petticrew / Pettigrew families of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and South Carolina. Our family history is that the Pettigrew family of South Carolina are cousins to our Pennsylvania/Virginia/Ohio Petticrew family (also spelled Pettycrew in Virginia). Are these various families related? Also, are they Scotch, Scotch-Irish, Huguenot or all three?

Before I had a chance to write this introduction to the project, I read the following message about the results of the Pettigrew and Petticrew Y-DNA results:

July 13, 2012 message on Gen Forum

...In 2002 the first dozen male Pettigrew participants submitted Y-DNA samples to the FamilyTreeDNA Y-DNA Project. Most of the four dozen Pettigrew and Petticrew descendants who participated in this Y-DNA testing proved to have very similar Y-DNA, indicating high probabilities they shared a common ancestor several hundred years ago. Among others, Project participants include descendants of:
# James Pettigrew (born April 1713 Crilly House, near Auchnacloy, Co. Tyrone, Ireland – died 24 December 1784 Abbeville, SC)

  1. James Pettycrew (b. Ireland, died 1799 Rockbridge, VA)
  2. David Petticrew (born 1713 Ireland (?) – died 1784 Hanover Township, PA)
  3. Jacob Pettigrew (about 1800-1881), lived his entire life in western Pennsylvania
  4. Alexander Pettegrew (born 09 March 1718 Scotland – died 1758 in Grantham, Sullivan, New Hampshire)