The Pettibones have been in America since at least the late 1700s. Part of the family settled in Girard Township in Erie County, Pennsylvania. One family member, Francis, settled in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Francis Pettibone's son, Edwin, moved to Rocky River, Ohio, on the land where I grew up.
Ed and Rose Raible Pettibone
Newspaper account of Pettibone family reunion, Darien, NY, 1885
Giles Pettibone death notice 1888
Boat in front of the Pettibone property
The home of Ed Pettibone and Rose Raible Pettibone