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The Pettit Family – Bicentennial Biography No. 29

The Pettit family played an instrumental role in the Western New York Underground Railroad. Dr. James Pettit was born in 1767 and practiced in both Madison and Onandaga Counties, N.Y. prior to coming to Fredonia. His son, Eber M. Pettit, was born in 1802… Continue reading

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