Althea Irish

Female 1795 -


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  • Name Althea Irish 
    Born 9 Feb 1795 
    Gender Female 
    1850 7th US Census 1850  Beaver Township, Crawford Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1850 United States Federal Census
    Name: Altha Petit
    Age: 53
    Birth Year: 1797
    Birthplace: Vermont
    Home in 1850: Beaver, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA
    Gender: Female
    Family Number: 133
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Joh B Petit 61
    Emily Petit 34
    Menewa Petit 32
    Altha Petit 53
    Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Beaver, Crawford, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_770; Page: 30B; Image: 64
     
    1860 8th US Census 1860  Jefferson, Allamakee Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1860 United States Federal Census
    Name: Altha Pettit
    Age: 60
    Birth Year: 1800
    Gender: Female
    Birth Place: Vermont
    Home in 1860: Jefferson, Allamakee, Iowa
    Post Office: Rossville
    Family Number: 1480
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    John B Pettit 70
    Altha Pettit 60
    Emily Pettit 44
    Morrisa Pettit 42
    Harlow Langdow 8
    Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Jefferson, Allamakee, Iowa; Roll: M653_310; Page: 272; Family History Library Film: 803310 
    Book Reference 14788  
    Notes 
    • "KEYSTONE KUZZINS" - ESGR Vol 9, No.4

      PETTIT-IRISH LETTER

      "I am enclosing a copy of a letter which was in the possesion of my father, Elmer Brown POOL, son of James A. POOL & Ida IRISH, daughter of Harmon & Lydia (GREEN) IRISH.

      Altha PETTIT (Mrs. John) was born Althea IRISH 1795 in Vermont. She was the sister of Hiram whose letter appeared in KEYSTONE KUZZINS, Vol. 8, No. 4, May 1980, page 94, and half sister of Harmon. The IRISH family setteled in Erie County about 1835.

      Gates was Samuel Gates IRISH, half brother of Altha. He was the first Territorial Treasurer of the Dakotas. Rosetta (BRANDISH) was his wife. Minerva and Heman were daughter and son of John and Altha. Roland (Rolin Charles) was the son of Harmon and Lydia..

      I believe Jefferson to be in Iowa. The PETTITS were in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, in 1850. Yours sincerely, (signed Alma POOL)" 25 Jan 1981. Submitted by Miss Alma POOL, Hollycroft Lane, 3-A, Mentor, OH 44060.

      Jefferson Oct the 28 1855

      Dear friends
      I now take my pen in Hand to let you know that we are usually we at present and truly hope this will find you the same but we fear you are either sick or lasey we think if you were not some of you would have written befoee this time Hiram and his wife were down from Minnesota this fall they said Gates and his family was all well and, Gates and his wife got almost started to come down here but had given it up for this fall we dont hear anything in particular from Rosetta only that she still threatens to follow him we have just heard from aunt Abagail they are well and are living with his son the same one that they was when we were there and if you want to write to her direct to Hampshire Postoffice, Kane Co. Illinois Winsors folks and Tillys are all well Altha has got a girl between 4 and 5 months old Mary has got a pair of twin girls that is 5 weeks old tomorrow 3 weeks ago day after tomorrow Minerva started for Pennsylvania and we got a letter from her day before yesterday she had arrived, safe there if you should see any of Harmons folks give our love to them and tell them that we think that Harmon or Lydia or Roland. some of them might write to us if they should try right hard and if some of you dont write I will soon trouble you with reading another letter John says he dont want to brag any about it but he thinks he has raised enough this year for our own use says tell you that he raised. 214 bushels of wheat over 300 bushel of oats and 11 good hogs to fat and corn enough to fat them and some left to winter his store hogs 1 roaring good cow to fat and pumpkins enough to fat her on plenty of all kinds of garden sauce except parsnips two good, cows now and another coming in in the spring and that he has got above work has not worked a day for 18 months and never expects ta do another days work as long as he lives but I have nothing to brag of only I have to work as hard as ever and if I am alive and well tomorrow I expect to dig potatoes John says he would go out there this winter if his leg was not so bad but he dont pretend to go across the house without crutahes and, we think you can come and see us the easiest we have just heard from Hemans folks and from Wellsburg and they were all well I must now close we send our love to you all and want you to be sure and some of you write as soon as you get this and come and see us as soon as you can I remain your as ever

      (signed Altha PETTIT)


      From Linc Haymaker 2-23-2002
      I have not found Roland (Rolin Charles Irish) I have others of that family including Charles J. Irish so have not put hime in the tree as yet

      who are:
      Aunt Abigail - ???
      Winsors Folks - ???
      Tillys - ???
      Altha - ???
      Mary - ???
      Harmons folks - ???
      Roland - ???
    Person ID I07181  irish
    Last Modified 9 May 2017 

    Father Stephen Irish,   b. 17 Feb 1759, Town of Pawling, Dutchess Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Albion, Erie Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Miranda Allis,   b. 29 Apr 1784,   d. 1871, Onawa, Monona Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Bef 1787 
    Family ID F2179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Pettit,   b. 1789,   d. 26 Apr 1865  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Minerva Pettit
     2. Heman Pettit,   b. 1824,   d. 29 Sep 1887, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Family ID F6566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart