NOAH PETTIT               

The Humboldt Union, Saturday, Feb. 12, 1898

Died:  Feb. 9, 1898



  Noah Pettit died at his home, on Judge Knox’s place, 8 miles northeast of Humboldt, on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1898.  He was born January 16, 1834, in Green Co., Pa., moved to Illinois at age of 16, enlisted Aug. 27, 1862, in Co. B, 86th Illinois Infantry, serving 3 years.  Married Emma Strait, Dec. 24, 1868, who with 6 sons survives him.  The family came to Kansas in 1894 and since 1891 have lived in Salem township.  His last illness of six weeks duration closed by death, claiming him through heart disease.  Funeral services conducted by Reb. F. W. Fenn at the home Thursday were attended by a large number of friends and neighbors and the remains interred in LaHarpe cemetery.