Monday, July 21, 2014

Azuba Hoyt Pettibone, 1816-1907

According to her death record, Azuba Hoyt was born in Onondaga County, New York. Her first husband was William Latta Turney. William L. Turney died in California after going on an ocean voyage making a delivery of goods. In 1850, Azuba Hoyt Turney was listed in the census with three young daughters between the ages of 6 and 12. After her husband's death, Azuba married again, to a Mr. Pettibone. She lived for a time in Wisconsin. After becoming a widow for the second time, Azuba Hoyt Pettibone spent her last years in Sandusky, Ohio, where she resided with her daughter Mary, and her son-in-law Charles E. Cooke. Azuaba Hoty Pettibone died on July 21, 1907, and she was laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery. Azuba H. Pettibone showed  courage when faced with loss,and she lived a rich, long life. You can read more about the Azuba and her extended family in the biographical sketch of her son-in-law, Charles E. Cooke, on page 521 of volume two of  A STANDARD HISTORY OF ERIE COUNTY, OHIO, by Hewson L. Peeke.

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