Francis Pettit (13 Jan 1856—20 Oct 1913)

Francis Pettit was the son of Henry Pettit and Nancy Jane Sleath. He was born on 13 January 1856 at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 1,2 He lived with John Walthem in 1911 at E ½ lot 1 con 6, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 3 He worked as a Farmer in 1891 at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 4 He died on 20 October 1913 at Mt Brydges, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 5,5 The cause of death was Arterio-Sclerosis, Cerebral hemorrhage, 4 days5 . He was buried at Laughton Cemetery, Metcalfe, Middlesex, ON, CA.

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Henry Pettit

born between Apr and May 1811 at Ancaster, Wentworth, ON, CA died 14 Apr 1885 at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

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Nancy Jane Sleath

born 1816 at Ireland died 5 Dec 1900 at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

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Source: 1861 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Note: Because the Dominion Bureau of Statistics chose to destroy the century old paper originals of this census and retain only low-quality microfilm, much of this census is illegible.

Source: Come in and Have a Chair

Author: Greg Stott

Note: the story of Martin Pettit and Margaret Frances Hutcheson and their families

Source: 1911 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1891 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Source: Death Register, CA, Ontario

Author: Ontario Registrar

Type: Vital

Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

Caradoc township was surveyed in 1821 by Col. Mahlon Burwell.

 
E ½ lot 1 con 6, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA
 
Mt Brydges, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

Village on the road from Delaware to Strathroy and very near the centre of Caradoc township.  It was established in 1852 and named after Charles John Brydges the Managing Director of the Great Western Railway because this was the highest elevation on the main line from London to Windsor.

 
Laughton Cemetery, Metcalfe, Middlesex, ON, CA
 

Cause: Arterio-Sclerosis, Cerebral hemorrhage, 4 days

"arterio-sclerosis": This is properly atherosclerosis, congestion of the arteries due to the accumulation of fatty deposits on the lining.

"Haemorrhage" is profuse bleeding from ruptured blood vessels.

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