Today I sourced the data on the Levi W. Petry family in the 1900 census of Jay Co., IN. They were living in Madison Twp. in the town of Salamonia. Levi is my paternal 2nd cousin twice removed. Levi was the son of Charles and Susannah (Wehrly) Petry.
Levi's occupation was that of a carpenter, he and his wife Susannah had been married for 33 years, and they had 13 children - 7 of whom were still living by 1900.
Levi W. PETRY b. November 2, 1844 Preble Co., OH, d. August 18, 1930 Jay Co., IN., m. January 13, 1867 to Susannah COFFMAN, dau. of John and Margaret (WEIMER) COFFMAN. Susannah b. December 1846 Ohio, d. August 26, 1928 Jay Co., IN.
Known children of Levi W. and Susannah (Coffman) Petry are as follows :
a. Mary Estella Petry b. October 10, 1867 Jay Co., IN., d. October 5, 1900 Jay Co., IN.
b. John Elmer Petry b. February 4, 1869 Jay Co., IN., d. November 2, 1872 Jay Co., IN.
c. Lula Belle Petry b. May 24, 1870 Jay Co., IN., d. January 2, 1939, m. David Corle
d. Charles Francis Petry
e. Daisy Petry
f. Gracie C. Petry
g. Harriett Petry
h. ______ Petry
i. Sarah Agnes Petry
j. Susannah Gertrude Petry
k. Jesse C. Petry b. September 1881 Indiana
l. Blanche D. Petry b. September 1885 Indiana
m. Chauncy Orlo Petry b. September 1888 Indiana