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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Lillian May Pettit ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Lillian May Pettit
MAIDEN NAME: Russell AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 5 Sep 1879 DIED: 2 May 1939 BURIED: 4 May 1939
BIRTH PLACE:  Wyoming Co., New York
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
1900 CENSUS - Lilian Pettit, age 29, b. Sept 1870 in New York, is enumerated with her husband of 4 years, William, age 38, occupation carpenter, b. Mar 1862 in Iowa, along with daughters Ruth, age 2, b. Jul 1897 in Oregon, and Georgia, age 1, b. Oct 1898 in Oregon. Also enumerated with the family is George Russell, identified as brother-in-law [of William], age 32, occupation laborer, b. Jul 1867 in New York.
OSBH (Marion County 1939) #357 - Lillian May Pettit, female, married (W. H. Pettit), b. 5 Sep 1870 in Wyoming Co., New York, d. 2 May 1939 in Salem, Oregon at the age of 68 y's 7 m's 27 d's, name of father Leverett Russell (b. Livingston Co., New York), maiden name of mother Kate Jordan (B. New Ashford, Massachusetts), interment IOOF 4 May, undertaker Walker & Howell, informant W. H. Pettit.
Mrs. Pettit Called; Resident 49 years. 
Mrs. Lillian M. Petitt, resident of this city for 49 years, died yesterday at the family residence, 504 North 14th street, at the age of 68 years. 
She was born in New York state September 5, 1879. She was a member of the Court Street Christian church. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Walker & Howell. Survivors include the widower, W. H. Pettit, three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Elliff and Miss Georgia and Miss Leah Pettit, and two sons, Earl W. and Ellsworth Pettit, all of Salem. 
Oregon Statesman 3 May 1939 2:4 

Mrs. Lillian M. Pettit, at the family residence, 504 North 14th street, May 2, at the age of 68 years. Survived by husband, W. H. Pettit; three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Elliff, Miss Georgia Pettit and Miss Leah Pettit; two sons, Ellsworth E. and Earl W. Pettit, all of Salem. A son Arthur, is deceased. Services Thursday at 2 p.m. from the Walker & Howell Funeral home. Rev. W. H. Lyman officiating. Interment IOOF cemetery. 
Oregon Statesman 4 May 1939 5:1
No marker found as of May 2003
OSBH (Marion Co., 1939) #357 
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Prospect, ED 127, sheet 3B) 
OS 3 May 1939 2:4 
OS 4 May 1939 5:1
LOT: 909 SPACE: 2 SW S½ LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.208' LATITUDE: W 123° 03.001'

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