obit of Robert Pettigrew, born in Scotland about 1805 - died when fell on ice pavement, age 92 - 'never a moment's sicknes in entire life - friend of: Peter Cooper, Abram Hewitt, Horace Greeley & Bathgate & Beekman families - carriage builder - 4 sons & 2 daughters: son, Robert H. is principal of Grammar School No 25, son James, principal of Grammar School No. 49 - Trinity Cemetery

snl Member Photo

Clipped by snl

 - ttsfcevt Pettlsrow. Robert Pettigrew died at...
ttsfcevt Pettlsrow. Robert Pettigrew died at his home, 207 East Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Street, last night, aged ninety-two ninety-two ninety-two years. Death was due to a shock received two weeks ago by a fall upon the icy pavement ln front of his residence. residence. Mr. Pettigrew was bora ln Scotland and came to this country when twenty years old. He built a farmhouse oa the old Boston Road, where Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Street now crossea Third Avenue. This had to give way to Grammar School No. 7S. Mr. Pettigrew built a modern city dwelling on -an -an adjoining adjoining plot of ground, ln which he lived for the remainder of his life. He was an Intimate friend of Peter Cooper, Abram 8. Hewitt. Horace Greeley, and of the Bathgate and Beekman families. He was a member of the Covenant Lodge, now extinct, of the Odd Fellows. Mr. . Pettigrew was a carriage builder. From childhood until the day, two weeks ago. when he met with the accident. Mr. Pettigrew had never -known -known a moment of sickness. Four sons and two daughters survive him. Two of his sons are Robert EL, principal principal of Grammar School No. 23, and James R-. R-. R-. principal of Grammar School No. 4K. The funeral services will Toe held on Monday. Monday. Interment will be in Trinity Cemetery. Cemetery.

Clipped from The New York Times26 Feb 1897, FriPage 7

The New York Times (New York, New York)26 Feb 1897, FriPage 7
snl Member Photo
  • — obit of Robert Pettigrew, born in Scotland about 1805 - died when fell on ice pavement, age 92 - 'never a moment's sicknes in entire life - friend of: Peter Cooper, Abram Hewitt, Horace Greeley & Bathgate & Beekman families - carriage builder - 4 sons & 2 daughters: son, Robert H. is principal of Grammar School No 25, son James, principal of Grammar School No. 49 - Trinity Cemetery

    Clipped by snl – 15 Sep 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in