Category: Laban Pettypool

Laban Pettypool, Virginia Family

Chance Favors the Prepared Mind

One of “three youngest Sons”: Identifying a Missing 18th Century Pettypool Family Member Carolyn Hartsough My favorite genealogical moments involve discovering the identity of extended family members who are known to exist but haven’t been identifiable using easily accessed historical sources and “reasonably exhaustive research.”1 Although one such individual has eluded my best efforts since …