Your Jessie Pettus was my great grandfather William H Pettus brother. Will Pettus married 3 times. I have his obituary if you would like and a couple of photos. I descend through his first wife Bell Kennington. I would love any information on both of your familes also.
Jessie & Will's parents were John Pettus b 1851 Coffee Al d. May 19, 1927 in Coffee County Al. John married Mary Ellen Kelley 1870 in Coffee County, daughter of Charles Wright Calvin Kelley. They are buried at Evergreen Cemetary in Elba Alabama.
after John comes the following: Samuel Pettis,William Pettit,Samuel,Aaron,Jonathan,Nathaniel,Thomas,Henri Petit
I've lost alot of information from the past 6 years. I hope to find more records as time allows.
My email addres is firstname.lastname@example.org I will help you any way I can and hope you will do the same for me. Cheryl