Person:Michael Petro (1)

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Michael See Petro
m. abt 1787
  1. Catherine Petro1788 - 1838
  2. Michael See Petro1790 - 1869
  3. John Petro1792 - 1828
  4. Henry Petro1794 - 1830
  5. George Washington Petro1797 - 1865
  6. Sarah Petro1798 - 1835
  7. Mary Petro1799 - 1860
  8. Margaret Petro1801 - 1860
  9. Jesse Petro1802 - 1858
  10. Elizabeth Petro1804 - 1834
m. 4 Jul 1811
  1. Leonard Petro1812 - 1894
  2. David Sutton Petro1814 - 1828
  3. Jonathan Perry Petro1815 - 1900
  4. Absalom Petro1817 -
  5. Mary See Petro1819 - 1903
  6. John Petro1821 - Abt 1903
  7. Anchor S Petro1823 - 1841
  8. Eliza Petro1824 - 1896
  9. George Whitfield Petro1826 - 1900
  10. Nancy Ward Petro1827 - Abt 1885
  11. David Sutton Petro1829 - 1918
  12. Gabriel Sutton Petro1831 - Abt 1918
  13. Susanna S Petro1835 - 1837
  14. Henry Jackson Petro1837 - 1850
  • HMichael See Petro1790 - 1869
  • WAnna
m. abt 1853
Facts and Events
Name Michael See Petro
Gender Male
Birth[5] 04 Jul 1790 Pendleton County, VirginiaFort Upper Tract
Marriage 4 Jul 1811 Warren, Ohio, United States[1st wife]
to Ivah Sarah Sutton
Military[4] 1812 Ohio, United StatesWar of 1812 - Private in LIEUT. PATTERSON'S CO. (2 REG'T), OHIO MIL.
Residence? Bef 1816 Warren, Ohio, United States
Census[1] 1830 Fayette, Indiana, United States
Census[2] 1840 Jennings, Fayette, Indiana, United Statesage 50 -
Census[3] 1850 Jennings, Fayette, Indiana, United Statesage 60 -
Marriage abt 1853 Indiana[2nd wife - she is the widow Funk]
to Anna
Death[5][6] 20 Nov 1869 Attica, Fountain, Indiana, United States
Burial[5] Springersville Cemetery, Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States
References
  1. Fayette, Indiana, United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication M19).

    1830 U S Census: , Fayette, Indiana, Page: 18; NARA Roll: M19-26; Family History Film: 0007715.
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    Name: Michael Peter  ; Home in 1830: , Fayette, Indiana; Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2 ; Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 ; Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2 ; Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1 ; Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1 ; Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1 ; Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2 ; Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 ; Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1 ; Free White Persons - Under 20: 10 ; Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2 ; Total Free White Persons: 12 ; Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 12

  2. Fayette, Indiana, United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication M704).

    1840; Census Place: Jennings, Fayette, Indiana; Roll: 79; Page: 104; Image: 214; Family History Library Film: 0007724.
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    Name: Michael Peters; Birth Year: abt 1790 ; Age: 50 ; Township: Jennings ; COUNTY: Fayette ; State: Indiana ; Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1 ; Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 ; Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2 ; Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1 ; Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1 ; Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1 ; Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2 ; Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1 ; Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1 ; Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1 ; Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 12 ; Persons Employed in Agriculture: 7 ; Free White Persons - Under 20: 8 ; Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 4 ; Total Free White Persons: 12 ; Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 12
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    [NOTE: Son John Petro is listed next to Michael Petro.]

  3. Fayette, Indiana, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication M432).

    Year: 1850; Census Place: Jennings, Fayette, Indiana; Roll: M432_144; Page: 226A; Image: 458.
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    Name: Michael Petrow [Michael See Petro] Age: 60 Birth Year: abt 1790 Birthplace: Virginia Home in 1850: Jennings, Fayette, Indiana Gender: Male Family Number: 104

  4. Direct Data Capture, comp.. War of 1812 Service Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.

    Name: Michael Peatrow
    Company: LIEUT. PATTERSON'S CO. (2 REG'T), OHIO MIL.
    Rank - Induction: PRIVATE
    Rank - Discharge: PRIVATE
    Roll Box: 161
    Roll Exct: 602

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 49438745 , in Find A Grave
    [Includes headstone photo].
  6. History of Fayette County, Indiana: containing a history of the county; its townships, towns, villages, schools, churches, industries, etc; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; biographies; etc., etc. (Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co, 1885)
    187, 188, 217, 304.

    p 187 -
    ... Michael Petro, a Virginian, though from Ohio here, located in the township in 1816. ...

    p 188 - MILLS AND DISTILLERIES
    ... Among those who operated distilleries in the early period of the township's history were John Harlan,
    James Riggs, William Walker, Hige Hubbell and Michael Petro. Then quite extensive peach crops
    were raised and good peach brandy made. Copper stills at that period were found on nearly every spring
    or branch. ...

    p 217 -
    ... The remains of many the old citizens and pioneers lie slumbering here [Springersville], among them: ... Michael Petro, eighty-three; Ivah, his wife, fifty-nine; ...

    p 304 -
    ... Michael and Ivah (Sutton) Petro, former born on the south branch of the Potomac River, in Virginia, in 1790) latter born in Pennsylvania in 1792. Michael Petro moved to Ohio when a youth, was married there, and in 1816 came to this county and located in Jennings Township. Here he purchased land and spent the chief portion of the remainder of his life in diligent labor. Mrs. Petro died here in 1852 and Mr. Petro subsequently married a Mrs. Funk and moved to Attica, Ind., where he closed his earthly career in 1869. ...

    ... parents of John Petro were Michael and Ivah (Sutton) Petro, natives of Virginia and Pennsylvania respectively. The former was born on the south branch of the Potomac River, July 4, 1790. In early youth he moved to Ohio, settling in Warren County, where, July 4, 1811, his marriage with Miss Sutton occurred. In 1816 they removed to what is now Jennings Township, first living for a period within two miles of the present farm of their son John; thence removed to that farm. Mrs. Petro died on the latter farm, April 9, 1852, and Mr. Petro subsequently moved to Fountain County, Ind., and there died, November 20, 1869. Mr. Petro was a soldier in the war of 1812. ...