Elijah Petty Son of George & Lydia Petty was born December 24th 1797. Elijah Petty Son of George & Lydia Petty Disceased the 20th of March 1826 Aged 28 years & 3 months.
↑ The family Bible does not explicitly give the birth locations for the various children.  mentions a deed 30 Dec 1797 which says George and Lydia Petty were of Stockton, Union Co., South Carolina.  says George Petty was living near current site of Dover in 1798, though he did not build his house in town until 1805, so it is not clear exactly when the whole family took up residence in Tennessee. However, based on his birth date, it appears Elijah would have been born in SC.