- Birth Date
- 16 February 1834
- Death Date
- 17 April 1924
He is the brother of Mary Pettit Seely. In the 1850 Utah census, taken in early 1851, Edwin was with the Charles C. Rich Company en route to southern California. In some sources the family's surname is spelled "Seeley."
- Age at Departure: 13
- Book of the Pioneers, Book 2, p. 108.
- Edwin Pettit, Biography of Edwin Pettit, 1834-1912 (Salt Lake City: The Arrow Press), 9-10.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 21 June 1847, 27.
- Nauvoo Community Project
- "Pioneer of 1847 Answers Final Call," Deseret News, 17 Apr. 1924, 5.
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.