Person:Catherine Petty (1)

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Catherine Petty
m. ABT 1744
  1. Ambrose Petty1734 - ABT 1790
  2. James PettyABT 1750 - BEF 1837
  3. Absolum Petty1750 - 1790
  4. Joshua Petty1751 - 1816
  5. Rachael Petty1754 - 1823
  6. Catherine PettyABT 1763 - 1830
  7. Martha PettyABT 1765 -
  8. Thomas Petty1765 - 1843
  9. George Petty1767 - 1840
  10. Polly PettyABT 1768 - 1836
  11. Gabriel Petty1773 - AFT 1847
  12. Sarah Petty1779 - BEF 1803
  • H.  Unconfirmed Ledbetter (add)
  • WCatherine PettyABT 1763 - 1830
m. Never married
Facts and Events
Name Catherine Petty
Gender Female
Birth? ABT 1763 , Bute, No Carolina
Marriage Never married to Unconfirmed Ledbetter (add)
Death? 1830/1840 , York Dist., So Carolina
Ancestral File Number GQN3-7N
Burial? , York Dist., So Carolina
 md Edward Summerford AFN:GQP3-8X,  md abt 1765 York Dist,So Carolina.

Though they were NEVER MARRIED, there is much circumstantial evidence that she and Millenton Ledbetter, did have a bastard child, Solomon James Petty. Catharine was the d/o James Petty and Martha Clanton. She was born about 1763 probably in Bute Co., NC. When she was in her early 30's, Catharine did eventually marry Edward Summerford. He was born abt 1766 South Carolina and died July 1838 York District, Union Co., SC.

June 27, Union Co.,SC "State against Catherine Petty: Bastardy. Ordered by the court that the defendant be discharged on her paying the costs. An individual was not brought to court until the child was weaned, at about eighteen to twenty-four months. Catherine would not have had to pay the fine, if she had named the father of the child."