James H. Pettus m. Martha Smithson 1849 in Lunenburg Co VA.James is s/o Franklin Pettus; who is s/o Franklin Taylor Pettus and Elizabeth Johnstone or m2 Mrs. Judith Wheeler Lee.
Franklin Taylor Pettus is s/o William Pettus (1777-?) and Sarah Lester (d/o Henry Lester); and William is s/o John Pettus Sr. (1736-) and Susana Winson (John Sr. is s/o Thomas Pettus, the Burgess, and Amey Walker.
Your Elizabeth Shelburne is showed by Mr.Buck to be born 1780 Lunenburg Co VA, m. Christopher Todd Smithson, s/o Charles Smithson and Lucy Shelburne (b. 1749 Louisa Co vA, but parents unknown). One issue - unnamed in Buck's book.
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