The objectives of this site are to


1. Summarize important genealogical information on the Pettus family of England and Virginia based upon over four decades of research by the author on both sides of the Atlantic

2. Correct known errors in the author's book, Thomas Petyous of Norwich, England, and His Pettus Descendants in England and Virginia ( 2 vols., 2011 and 2013)


3. Dispute misinformation found in various books, articles, and online sites about the Pettus family

3. Highlight unsolved problems in Pettus genealogy