Person:Thomas Pettus (5)

Watchers
m. 1522
  1. Thomas Pettus1519 - 1597
m. 29 Oct 1549
  1. John Pettus1550 - 1614
  2. Sir. Thomas Pettus (Petyous)1552 - 1620
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Pettus
Gender Male
Birth? 1519 Rackheath Manor, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Marriage 29 Oct 1549 Norwich, Norfolk, Englandto Christian Dethick
Death? 7 Jan 1597 Norwich, Norfolk, England

Thomas Pettus, Gent., 1519-97, was sheriff of Norwich in 1566 and mayor in 1590, and alderman in 1591 and 1592. In 1591 he bought "Rackheath Hall", about 8 miles from Norwich. He married in S.S. Simon and Jude's, Oct. 29, 1548, Christian, daughter of Simon Dethick, Esq. of Wormegay, Suffolk. Marriage in Norwich shows she was Thomas's stepmother's daughter. Otherwise the marriage would have been in Suffolk. Christian died in 1578. She and husband buried in S.S . Siman and Jude's churchyard.