|Family Photos of
Henry & Rebecca (Terwillinger)
1830-1924 & 1836-1889
Henry is # 3 (2nd from left on top)
|Henry & Rebecca Van Petten
|Lot 22 Space 7&9, Clearwater Municipal
Cemetery, Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida
Henry N. Van Petten was born 23OCT1830
in Sterling, Cayuga Co., NY and died
14JAN1924 in Fairgrove, Tuscola Co., MI.
On 12APR1853 in Red Creek, Wayne Co.,
MI, he was married to Rebecca Jane
Terwillinger who was born 02MAY1836 in
Wolcott, Wayne Co., NY and died
15JAN1889 in Clearwater, Pinellas, FL
During the Civil War, Henry was a private
in Co. D (later transfered to Co. F), 23rd
MI Volunteer Infantry from DEC1863-1865.
During the late 1800's, they lived in
Brooksville, Hernando Co., FL. When
Henry died in Michigan, his body was sent
by train, back down to Florida to rest
beside his beloved wife Rebecca.