PETTY, Albert Haggerty

PETTY, Albert Haggerty

Albert Petty (1854-1928) and Josephine Black (1863-1950)

Albert Haggerty Petty, mechanic, son of Albert and Lucinda, was born in Manti, March 3, 1854. His father came to Utah in 1848 and located in Salt Lake City. He learned gunsmithing in the Southern States and followed that occupation till his death. Was a member of the Territorial Legislature in 1852-3-4. He settled in Manti in 1853, and in 1862 went to Dixie, where he died June 19, 1868. Albert H. has two full brothers, Frank and John, and three half brothers, George, Heber and Joseph H., and a sister, Catherine. The latter took up the first land seven miles south of Manti, at Pettyville, now known as Sterling. He resided in Deseret, Millard county, being a contractor and builder and teacher. Was married November 28, 1881, to Josephine, daughter of Bishop J. S. and Caroline Black. They have five living sons: Edgar, Manoy, Elmer, Acil Seherib and Bryan.

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