6th Great Grandson of Hubert Petty, Charles King Petty was born in 1870 and died in Danville, Pittsylvania county, Virginia in 1945 at the age of 75. He was a carpenter by trade and his wife, Virginia, retrieved him more than once from the local bar. He was born and raised in the upper NW corner of Halifax Co. Va. where his family had lived for many years untill 1857 when his father Thomas relocated to Pittsylvania county, Virginia.
Virginia Alice Arendall Petty was the daughter of James Arendall and Lucy Ann Barksdale. They lived in the upper NW part of Halifax county, Virginia where they raised tobacco and cattle. It has been told she was a very strong willed woman. She married Charles King Petty (3rd Great Grandson of Francis Moore Petty).